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New Technology Telescope

(3.58 meter reflecting telescope in Chile)

The New Technology Telescope (NTT) is a European Southern Observatory 3.58 meter Reflector Telescope at the La Silla Observatory in Chile. It has been in operation since 1989 and was an early telescope with Adaptive Optics.


  • SOFI "Son of ISAAC" - Near-infrared camera and low resolution Spectrograph.
  • EFOSC2 "ESO Faint Object Spectrograph and Camera v.2" - Optical camera and low resolution spectrograph.

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Referenced by:
European Southern Observatory (ESO)
Ritchey-Chrétien Telescope (RCT)