The Telescope
Additional EIE Design Views:

The following 3D drawings of the Large Binocular Telescope structure were made by European Industrial Engineering in Mestre, Italy. These are vintage September 2001.

Design View 12

Derotator structures and the central instrument platform as seen from the rear of the telescope.


Design View 14

Derotator structures and the central instrument platform. (Front of the telescope and C-rings are to the right of this view.)


Design View 16

Derotator structures and the central instrument platform (plan view).


Design View 18

Primary mirror cell and Gregorian instrument mounting.


Design View 20

Access to primary mirror cell entrance.


Design View 22

Elevation electronics cabinets and the associated access at the front of the telescope.


Design View 24


Design View 26


Design View 13

Derotator structures and the central instrument platform.




Design View 15

Derotator structures and the central instrument platform.





Design View 17

Underside of central instrument platform.



Design View 19

Primary mirror cell and Gregorian instrument mounting.


Design View 21

Access to primary mirror cell entrance.


Design View 23

....with the insulating cover in place.




Design View 25