The segmented mirror of the ELT

This sequence illustrates how the main mirror of the Extremely Large Telescope (ELT) is composed of 798 hexagonal segments, each about 1.4 metres across and 50 millimetres thick.

Noe that the central hole of the final ELT main mirror will be larger than shown here.

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ESO/L. Calçada

Über das Video

ID:ELTMirrorSegments
Veröffentlichungsdatum:2. September 2015 13:00
Dauer:20 s
Frame rate:30 fps

Über das Objekt

Name:Extremely Large Telescope
Typ:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
Kategorie:ELT

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