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VLT Survey Telescope

(survey telescope located at the VLT site)

The VLT Survey Telescope (VST) is an 2.6-meter 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 J025.6821-33.4627ATLAS survey

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