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VLT

abbreviation for
1. (Astronomy) Very Large Telescope: the name of an array of four large optical telescopes located in the Paranal Observatory in the Chilean part of the Atacama Desert
2. (Gambling, except Cards) US and Canadian video lottery terminal: one of a network of gambling machines connected to a centralized computer system which decides the outcome of each game using a random-number generator
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In much the way clouds hiding the Sun can show bright linings, the quasar identified by the VLT is hidden but lights up the dust clouds around it.
When the researchers analyzed the VLT data, they found that the light passing through the highly-magnetized space around RX J1856.5-3754 - a neutron star located just 400 light-years from Earth - was polarized by about 16 percent.
The observations of the star and the discovery of its surrounding shells were made using the VISIR infrared camera on the VLT. The pictures are the first of this object to clearly show the material around it and reveal two almost perfectly spherical shells.
Directed by Diane Johnson, the play opens Friday at VLT's 75-seat Stage Left.
VLT said that the loss of the contract would force it to take some measures to reduce costs.
Up close the VLT domes seem larger than life, Yepun being leftmost in the large picture (facing page).
According to Isella, comparing the data collected by the ALMA and VLT allowed them to confirm that the dust of particles surrounding the planets are actually part of a circumplanetary disk.
De Pater and Molter led the ALMA observations, while Michael Roman and Leigh Fletcher from the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom led the VLT observations.
On Tuesday, Loke announced that private vehicle owners may tint their non-driver windows beyond the current visible light transmission (VLT) limits as long as their vehicles have side mirrors.
Newspaper VLT has published a list of its most debt-affected citizens in the city.