Artistic rendering of the METIS instrument

Artist depiction of the METIS instrument set to be used with the Extremely Large Telescope upon completion. METIS, short for Mid-infrared ELT Imager and Spectrograph, will make full use of the giant main mirror of the telescope to study a wide range of science topics, from objects in our Solar System to distant active galaxies.


ESO/METIS Consortium/L. Calçada

About the Image

Release date:5 June 2020, 12:00
Related announcements:ann20016
Size:5000 x 3125 px

About the Object

Name:METIS (Mid-infrared ELT Imager)
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Instrument

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