ESOcast 37: Full-size Mock-up of World's Largest Telescope Mirror Built at ESO's Open House Day

On Saturday 15 October 2011 ESO opened the doors of its headquarters in Garching bei München, Germany, to the public. Throughout the day, thousands of visitors had the chance to help build a full-size mock-up mirror of the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT) -- the largest planned telescope in the world -- and to experience many other aspects of ESO's work.

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Visual design and editing: Martin Kornmesser and Luis Calçada.
Editing: Herbert Zodet.
Web and technical support: Lars Holm Nielsen and Raquel Yumi Shida.
Written by: Mathieu Isidro and Luis Calçada.
Narration: Dr. J.
Music: Movetwo.
Footage and photos: ESO, Luis Calçada, Hans-Hermann Heyer and Martin Kornmesser.
Directed by: Herbert Zodet.
Executive producer: Lars Lindberg Christensen.


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Release date:19 October 2011, 11:00
Related releases:eso1140
Related announcements:ann11073
Duration:04m 06s

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