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

VLT activities and sceneries during the AMBER integration
Saturday 27 March 2004, by Alain Delboulbé, Pierre Kern, Sylvie Robbe, Yves Bresson


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One 8m-mirror going down.
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Another view of the 8m-mirror.
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The hotel.
At the bottom of the Mount Paranal normal size
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At the bottom of the Mount Paranal
Roofs of the VLT high resolution The VLT seen from the side of the mountain
The VLT high resolution The VLT far away
Paranal at night high resolution Paranal at night
One UT high resolution One UT with NAOS fixed at the Nasmyth focus.
A delay line high resolution One of the delay lines of the VLTI.
a 8m mirror back home high resolution A 8m mirror is put again in its enclosure after being recoated at the bottom of the mountain.
The Paranal Observatory at noon normal size
high resolution
The Paranal Observatory at noon
The UTs, one AT and one siderostat normal size
high resolution
Four 8m Unit Telescopes enclosures, one 1.8m Auxillary Telescope enclosure and one 40cm SIDerostat enclosure on the same picture
Shadow of Paranal normal size
high resolution
The Shadow of Mount Paranal





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