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GTO observations 24/25 december 2004
Friday 11 February 2005, by Florentin Millour


Here we present some photos taken during the Guaranteed Time Observations run that took place during Christmas 2004.

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Aconcagua by plane
During the flight between Santiago de Chile and Antofagasta, we flew near the Aconcagua mountain, which is one of the highest of americas.
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Our plane
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VLT by plane
During our flight, we flew over the VLT
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a boat
at antofagasta arrival
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a bus
The kind of vehicles we can find in the atacama desert :-)
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The road to Paranal mountain
Veeeeeery straight
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the observatory arrival
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the observatory arrival (continued)
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close view to AMBER
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Is it alive ?
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The GTO team
Denis Mourard, Romain Petrov and Florentin Millour (from left to right)
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sunset...
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sunset again
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The guest house
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Fringes ! - and Champagne !


Some sport before observations

Fringes ?

The day after...

The group photo

Small visit to UT4

NAOS - CONICA instrument

sunrise

moonset

in front of the shadow of Paranal

pfiu ! It’s over... Merry Christmas !





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