Contract signed for the ELT coating plant

At a ceremony at ESO Headquarters in Garching, Germany, on 18 June 2018, ESO signed the contract for the design, manufacture and installation of the coating plant for the primary mirror segments of ESO’s Extremely Large Telescope with Belgium-based company AGC Glass Europe. The company will be responsible for the construction of the facilities at ESO’s Paranal Observatory in northern Chile which will be used to coat the telescope’s individual primary mirror segments with a protected layer of highly reflective silver.



Over de afbeelding

Publicatiedatum:18 juni 2018 16:00
Gerelateerde mededelingen:ann18045
Grootte:4000 x 2594 px

Over het object

Categorie:People and Events

Image Formats

Grote JPEG
2,2 MB