1 June 1994 ESO VLT: status of the main 8-meter telescopes
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The ESO VLT was first presented in April 1984 and its construction decided in December 1987. The VLT program consists of an array of four telescopes of 8 m diameter capable of working independently or in a combined mode. This paper gives the present status of the construction of the 8 meters Unit Telescope.
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Daniel Enard, "ESO VLT: status of the main 8-meter telescopes", Proc. SPIE 2199, Advanced Technology Optical Telescopes V, (1 June 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.176206; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.176206
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