Cerro Armazones night-time panorama*

This night-time panorama shows Cerro Armazones in the Chilean desert, near ESO's Paranal Observatory, site of the Very Large Telescope (VLT). Cerro Armazones was chosen as the site for the planned European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT), which, with its 40-metre-class diameter mirror, will be the world’s biggest eye on the sky.

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ESO/S. Brunier

Om bildet

ID:eso1018a
Type:Foto
Publiseringsdato:26. april 2010 16:00
Relaterte pressemeldinger:eso1018
Størrelse:8858 x 3425 px
Field of View:300° x 115°

Om objektet

Navn:Cerro Armazones, Extremely Large Telescope, Panorama
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory
Kategori:ELT

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