Size comparison between the ELT and other telescope domes

An infographic that compares the size of the Extremely Large Telescope (ELT) dome with that of other major ground-based telescopes, either in operation or planned. The ELT, with a main mirror 39 metres in diameter, will be the largest optical/near-infrared telescope in the world.

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ESO

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Id:eso1617aa
Type:Artwork
Release date:25 May 2016, 15:00
Related releases:eso1617
Size:11496 x 2172 px

About the Object

Name:Extremely Large Telescope
Type:Unspecified
Category:ELT
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