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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, which began operation in 2011. It has a field of view of 1 square degree. Among its surveys:

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

Referenced by pages:
Atacama Desert
European Southern Observatory (ESO)