ELT secondary mirror blank during transport

Loading the still glowing hot cast ELT M2 ZERODUR® blank onto a truck trailer at SCHOTT melting facility in Mainz, Germany in May 2017. It was then transported at walking-pace through Mainz with a police and fire escort, and arrived safely at the SCHOTT annealing facility, ready to slowly cool and be shipped by boat to France for shaping and polishing.

Credit:

SCHOTT/ESO

About the Image

Id:eso1715b
Type:Photographic
Release date:22 May 2017, 12:00
Related releases:eso1715
Size:6720 x 4480 px

About the Object

Type:Unspecified : Technology
Category:ELT

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