The E-ELT Primary Mirror

The 40-metre-class primary mirror of the European Extremely Large Telescope will consist of almost 800 hexagonal segments, each 1.4 metres wide, but only 50 mm thick.

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ESO

About the Image

Id:segmented-mirror
Type:Artwork
Release date:3 December 2009, 23:18
Size:3000 x 2000 px

About the Object

Name:European Extremely Large Telescope
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
Category:E-ELT

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