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European Southern Observatory Very Large Telescope

(ESO VLT, VLT, Very Large Telescope)
(four 8.2-meter optical telescopes in Chile that can act together)

The ESO Very Large Telescope (or just Very Large Telescope or ESO VLT) is at the Paranal Observatory on the Atacama Desert in Chile, and operated by the European Southern Observatory. It is actually four 8.2-meter Reflector Telescopes, that can be used separately or together. It operates at Optical and Infrared Wavelengths.

The telescopes are:

Among the instruments are:

The term VLTI for Very Large Telescope Interferometer refers to it as an Optical Interferometer, e.g., when using GRAVITY. It features a 120m baseline.


(telescope,visible light,infrared,ESO,ultraviolet,ground,Chile,European,optical interferometer)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Very_Large_Telescope
http://www.eso.org/public/teles-instr/vlt/index.html
PrefixExampleSurvey/Catalog 
VLTVLT085859.60-473127.5European Southern Observatory Very Large Telescopeuncommon

Referenced by:
Angular Resolution
Atacama Desert
Cosmic Evolution Survey (COSMOS)
CRIRES
European Southern Observatory (ESO)
Gaia
Integral Field Unit (IFU)
Integral Field Spectrograph
KMOS
KMOS3D
Monolithic Mirror
Multi-Object Spectrograph
Optical Interferometer
Ritchey-Chrétien Telescope (RCT)
SINS
Spectral Resolution (R)
SPHERE
VLT Survey Telescope (VST)
VIRMOS-VLT Deep Survey (VVDS)

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