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VISTA

(Visible and Infrared Survey Telescope for Astronomy)
(4.1 meter telescope in Paranal Observatory in Chile)

VISTA (Visible and Infrared Survey Telescope for Astronomy) is a 4.1 meter Reflector Telescope at the Paranal Observatory in Chile operated by the European Southern Observatory. It saw First Light in 2009. Among its surveys:

  • VIKING, for VISTA Kilodegree Infrared Galaxy Survey.
  • UltraVISTA.
  • VMC, for VISTA Magellanic Survey.
  • VVV, for VISTA Variables in the Via Lactea Survey.
  • VHS, for VISTA Hemispheric Survey.
  • VIDEO, for VISTA Deep Extragalactic Observations Survey.

(telescope,reflector,ground,Chile,infrared,visible light)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VISTA_(telescope)
http://www.vista.ac.uk/
PrefixExampleSurvey/Catalog 
VHSVHS J125601.92-125723.9VISTAVHS survey
VIKVIK J1148+0056VISTAVIKING survey
VVVVVV J114135.16-622055.51VISTAVVV survey

Referenced by:
European Southern Observatory (ESO)
4MOST
Monolithic Mirror
Ritchey-Chrétien Telescope (RCT)
UltraVISTA

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