Cerro Armazones - site of the future E-ELT

View of Cerro Armazones in the Chilean desert, near ESO's Paranal Observatory, site of the Very Large Telescope (VLT). Cerro Armazones will be the site for the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT), which, with its 39-metre diameter mirror, will be the world’s biggest eye on the sky. The current steep dirt road to the summit can be clearly seen.

Credit:

ESO/S. Brunier

About the Image

Id:eso1018j
Language:en-ie
Type:Photographic
Release date:26 April 2010, 16:00
Related releases:eso1018
Related announcements:ann14027, ann14019, ann13099
Size:10630 x 5315 px

About the Object

Name:Cerro Armazones, European Extremely Large Telescope
Type:• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory
• X - E-ELT

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