June 4, 2014

The SPHERE Instrument During Installation On The VLT

[ Read the Article: First Light For SPHERE Exoplanet Imager ]

These sequences show the SPHERE exoplanet imaging instrument during installation on the VLT. The second section shows an engineer working on the complex optics and electronics of the SPHERE instrument, shortly before it was installed and achieved successful first light in May 2014.

Credit: ESO/UHD Team

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