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VLT Survey Telescope

(survey telescope located at the VLT site)

The VLT Survey Telescope (VST) is an 2.6m reflector telescope for surveys, housed next to the ESO VLT at the Paranal Observatory on the Atacama Desert in Chile. It went into operation in 2011 and has a field of view of 1 square degree.

Among its surveys:

(telescope,visible light,near infrared,ESO,ultraviolet,ground,Chile,European)
ATLASATLAS J025.6821-33.4627VLT Survey TelescopeATLAS survey

Referenced by:
Atacama Desert
European Southern Observatory (ESO)