Artist’s rendering of the ELT in operation

This artist’s rendering shows the Extremely Large Telescope in operation on Cerro Armazones in northern Chile. The telescope is shown using lasers to create artificial stars high in the atmosphere. The first stone ceremony for the telescope was attended by the President of Chile, Michelle Bachelet Jeria, on 26 May 2017.

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ESO/L. Calçada

About the Image

Id:eso1716a
Type:Artwork
Release date:26 May 2017, 23:30
Related releases:eso1716
Size:6000 x 4246 px

About the Object

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