Paranal Observatory, Chile

Paranal Observatory, Chile

C009/3117 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.5MB

Downloadable file size: 4.2MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Credit: EUROPEAN SOUTHERN OBSERVATORY/G. HUDEPOHL, ATACAMAPHOTO.COM/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Restrictions: This image may not be used by or to promote the arms, nuclear power or tobacco industries or any religious organisation, or in any discriminatory way, or to imply the endorsement by ESO of any product, service or activity

Caption: Paranal Observatory, Cerro Paranal, Chile. The four Unit Telescopes (Antu, Kueyen, Melipal and Yepun) in the large buildings make up the Very Large Telescope (VLT). These 8.2-metre telescopes have their images combined by interferometry. In addition, there are the four smaller VLT 1.8-metre auxiliary telescopes (white), whose images are also combined. Other telescopes are the VLT Survey Telescope (VST, back edge), and the 4.1-metre Visible and Infrared Survey Telescope for Astronomy (VISTA, on a separate mountain peak in the background). Other structures include the Observatory Control Room building (front edge).Restrictions:

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: 21st century, aerial photograph, aerial photography, antu, astronomical, astronomy, astrophysical, astrophysics, atacama desert, auxiliary telescope, auxiliary telescopes, bird's eye view, building, buildings, cerro paranal, chile, chilean, combined, desert, dome, domes, enclosure, eso, european southern observatory, exterior, housing, housings, interferometers, interferometry, isolated, kueyen, melipal, mountain, mountaintop, observatory control room, optical, paranal observatory, south america, south american, technological, technology, telescope, telescopes, unit, units, ut1, ut2, ut3, ut4, very large telescope, visible and infrared survey telescope for astronomy, vista, vlt, vlt survey telescope, vst, yepun

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.