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Very Large Telescope (Chile)

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Topical headingVery Large Telescope (Chile)
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Variant(s)ESO Very Large Telescope (Chile)
ESO VLT (Chile)
European Southern Observatory Very Large Telescope (Chile)
European Southern Observatory VLT (Chile)
Very Large Telescope
VLT (Chile)
See alsoLarge astronomical telescopes--Chile
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Found inWork cat.: 00027996: VLT Opening Symposium (1999 : Antofagasta, Chile) From extrasolar planets to cosmology, c2000.
Dict. astron. (Very Large Telescope (VLT): due to be finished in 1998)
European Southern Observatory Web site, May 4, 2000 (Very Large Telescope (VLT); ESO Very Large Telescope (VLT) at the Paranal Observatory will be the world's largest and most advanced optical telescope. The ESO Very Large Telescope will consist of four 8-meter telescopes which can work independently or in combined mode. The Paranal Observatory is located on Cerro Paranal in the Atacama Desert, northern Chile.)
McGraw-Hill encyc. sci. tech.: v. 12, p. 461 (the Very Large Telescope being developed by the European Southern Observatory for a site in Chile is planned to consist of four 315-in. (8-m) telescopes with spincast mirrors.)