Cerro Armazones night-time panorama*

This night-time panorama shows Cerro Armazones in the Chilean desert, near ESO's Paranal Observatory, site of the Very Large Telescope (VLT). Cerro Armazones was chosen as the site for the planned European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT), which, with its 40-metre-class diameter mirror, will be the world’s biggest eye on the sky.

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Crédit:

ESO/S. Brunier

À propos de l'image

Identification:eso1018a
Type:Photographique
Date de publication:26 avril 2010 16:00
Communiqués de presse en rapport:eso1018
Taille:8858 x 3425 px
Field of View:300° x 115°

À propos de l'objet

Nom:Cerro Armazones, Extremely Large Telescope, Panorama
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory
Catégorie:ELT

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