Mounted image 191: 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.


ESO/L. Calçada

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Release date:22 October 2012, 18:15
Dimensions:58 cm (W) x 80 cm (H) x 2 cm (D)
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