VISIR startup

The VLT spectrometer and imager for the mid--infrared (VISIR) was built by CEA/DAPNIA/SAP and NFRA/ASTRON, and is located at the Cassegrain focus of one of the VLT Telescopes.

This picture records its first startup.

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:visir_startup2_dec20
Type:Photographic
Release date:26 April 2013, 10:54
Size:4232 x 4209 px

About the Object

Name:VISIR
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
Category:Paranal

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