Designing the ELT dome

When built the ELT dome will stand almost 74 metres tall spanning 84 metres in diameter. Its construction was appointed to the italian based ACe consortium of Astraldi and Cimolai in 2016. Larger than any telescope ever built, the ELT dome will house and protect the many mirrors and sensors on the ELT structure from weather and the environment. seen here are the computer graphics generated during the design of the ELT dome.



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