Telescopes and football

Construction is still in the early stages, with the proposed site of the telescope on the Cerro Amazones mountain in Chile levelled in June 2014 by a series of blasts. This comparison reveals the sheer size and ambition of the project, rivaling the size of Bayern Munich's home ground, the Allianz Arena.

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ESO/L. Calçada

About the Image

Id:0901-elt-allianz-comparison
Type:Artwork
Release date:25 May 2016, 15:00
Related releases:eso1617
Size:5000 x 2000 px

About the Object

Name:Extremely Large Telescope
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory
Category:ELT
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