Structure of Test-Bed Telescope 2 is lowered into its dome

In this picture, an engineer reaches out of the white telescope dome towards the black structure of the Test-Bed Telescope 2, a European Space Agency telescope hosted at ESO's La Silla observatory, as it is lowered into place by crane. The dome is designed to protect the telescope from the harsh conditions of the Atacama Desert in Chile.


P. Sinclaire/ESO

About the Image

Release date:27 April 2021, 12:00
Related releases:eso2107
Size:3264 x 2448 px

About the Object

Name:Test-Bed Telescope
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
Category:La Silla

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