ESOcast 16: E-ELT Site Chosen
On 26 April 2010, the ESO Council selected Cerro Armazones as the site for the planned 40-metre-class European Extremely Large Telescope. Cerro Armazones is an isolated mountain at 3046 metres altitude in the central part of Chile's Atacama Desert, some 130 kilometres south of the town of Antofagasta and about 20 kilometres away from Cerro Paranal, home of ESO’s Very Large Telescope.
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ESO. Visual design and editing: Martin Kornmesser and Luis Calçada. Cinematography: Peter Rixner. Editing: Herbert Zodet. Web and technical support: Lars Holm Nielsen and Raquel Yumi Shida. Written by: Henri Boffin, Herbert Zodet and Eric Hal Schwartz. Host: Dr. J. Narration: Gaitee Hussain. Music: movetwo. Footage and photos: ESO, Stéphane Guisard (www.eso.org/~sguisard). Directed by: Herbert Zodet. Executive producer: Lars Lindberg Christensen.
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|Release date:||26 April 2010, 16:00|
|Duration:||07 m 15 s|
|Frame rate:||30 fps|
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