Cerro Armazones

This panoramic image shows the 3060-metre-high Cerro Armazones, located just 20 kilometres east of Paranal in the Chilean Atacama Desert. This has been selected as the future site for the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT). With a primary mirror 39 metres in diameter, the E-ELT will be the world's largest eye on the sky.

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About the Image

Id:armazones-murphy-2
Type:Photographic
Release date:25 July 2013, 14:33
Size:33728 x 8068 px

About the Object

Name:Cerro Armazones, Panorama, Paranal
Type:• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory
• X - Paranal

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