The E-ELT’s mirror (artist's impression)

Artist's impression of the mirror of the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT) — the world's biggest eye on the sky. Made of 798 hexagons, the mirror has a diameter of 39 metres. The E-ELT will be the largest optical/infrared telescope in the world.

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Id:ann11057a
Type:Artwork
Release date:29 August 2011, 15:10
Related announcements:ann11057
Size:2000 x 1168 px

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Name:European Extremely Large Telescope
Type:• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
• X - Illustrations
• X - E-ELT

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