Artist’s impression of the European Extremely Large Telescope

Artist's impression of the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT) in its enclosure on Cerro Armazones, a 3046-metre mountaintop in Chile's Atacama Desert. The 39-metre E-ELT will be the largest optical/infrared telescope in the world — the world's biggest eye on the sky. Operations are planned to start early in the next decade, and the E-ELT will tackle some of the biggest scientific challenges of our time.

The design for the E-ELT shown here is preliminary.

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ESO/L. Calçada

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ID:ann13019b
Type:Illustrasjon
Publiseringsdato:4. mars 2013 14:00
Relaterte kunngjøringer:ann13082, ann13019
Størrelse:5000 x 2812 px

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Navn:Extremely Large Telescope
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory
Kategori:ELT
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