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sabot
07-10-2005, 08:57 PM
ESO VLT (Europe Southern Observatory Very Large Telescope) at the Paranal Observatory (Atacama, Chile) is the world's largest and most advanced optical telescope. It comprises four 8.2-m reflecting Unit Telescopes and several moving 1.8-m Auxiliary Telescopes.

http://img259.imageshack.us/img259/4369/esovlt7vo.jpg

View from the ground :
http://www.astro.univie.ac.at/~eso/vlt.jpg