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)
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|ATLAS||ATLAS J025.6821-33.4627||VLT Survey Telescope||ATLAS survey|| |
European Southern Observatory (ESO)