The MPG/ESO 2.2m Telescope

As of P92, time on the 2.2-m telescope is no longer offered through the ESO call for proposals.


ESO/MPI 2.2m Telescope

The 2.2m telescope at La Silla has been in operation since early 1984 and is on indefinite loan to ESO from the Max Planck Gesellschaft. The telescope time is shared between the MPI and ESO Observers. Operation and maintenance of the telescope is the responsibility of ESO.

The telescope (which is a fork mounted Ritchey-Chretien) was built by Zeiss and has been in use at La Silla since 1984. The telescope is at a geographical location of 70°44'4"543 W 29°15'15"433 S and an altitude of 2335 metres.

Current Instruments

The ESO/MPI 2.2m telescope hosts the following instruments:

Decommissionned Instruments

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