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3. Installation of the spectrograph and the detector
4. Installation of the cryogenic pipes
The AMBER AIV web page by Andrea Richichi
AMBER team at Paranal
VLT activities and sceneries during the AMBER integration
2. Optical alignment of the warm optics
5. Global optical alignments
1. Mounting the warm optomecanics
Host of AMBER: the VLTI

6. First observations
Thursday 11 March 2004


The AMBER team gathered around the console waiting for fringes
AVI - 1.3 Mb
Part 1
AVI - 1.6 Mb
Part 2
Panoramic view of the VLTI Control room during fringe acquisition
AVI - 1.3 Mb
First fringes catched by the camera
First fringes
Movie of the fringes
Celebration for the first fringes (1)
Celebration for the first fringes (2)





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