Very Large Telescope
Naumann, Michael European Southern Observatory, Garching bei München, Germany.
West, Richard European Southern Observatory, Garching bei München, Germany.
- Main elements
- Main mirror cell and tertiary tower
- Secondary mirror unit
- Main structure
- Additional Readings
The Very Large Telescope (VLT) will be a ground-based, optical and infrared telescope, operated by the European Southern Observatory (ESO), with the greatest collecting area and the highest angular resolving power of any such instrument in the world. It will be equipped with advanced imaging and spectroscopic instruments.
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