Bird's-eye view of the ELT

This artistic bird's-eye view shows the dome of the ESO Extremely Large Telescope (ELT) in all its glory, on top of the Chilean Cerro Armazones. The telescope is currently under construction and its first light is targeted for 2024. The design for the ELT shown here is preliminary.

Credit:

ESO/L. Calçada

About the Image

Id:elt_birdseye_new_cc
Type:Artwork
Release date:23 March 2016, 17:00
Related announcements:ann16028, ann16017
Size:15000 x 8437 px

About the Object

Name:Cerro Armazones, Extremely Large Telescope
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
Category:ELT
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