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  • 1 First discovery of an exoplanet by the VLT/SPHERE

    The Sphere instrument, installed on ESO's Very Large Telescope (VLT) in Chile, has for the first time obtained a shot of an exoplanet using direct detection methods... Exoplanet HIP65426 (VLT / SPHERE)... One of the four main telescopes of the Very Large Telescope at Mount Paranal in Chile
  • 2 10 years of adaptive optics with NACO (NAOS-CONICA)

    Thanks to the atmospheric turbulence correction system NAOS, developed under ONERA management, the discoveries of the VLT have been exceptional: planetary details of our solar system, the first images of an exoplanet, the revelation of a super massive black hole in our galaxy, etc... 10 years of adaptive optics with NThe European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope is made up of four telescopes, set up on the top of the Paranal mountain in northern Chile
  • 3 Lessons, presentatons, conferences

    The Very Large Telescope... The Very Large Telescope (VLT. The European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope is made up of four telescopes, set up on the top of the Paranal mountain in northern Chile... Yet, without corrective optics, the VLT would reach the theoritical resolution of a 45- centimeter telescope in spite of its 8-meter mirror