The ELT opens its eye on the sky (artist's impression)

ESO's Extremely Large Telescope (ELT) will be the world's largest eye on the sky, with a primary mirror 39-metres in size and located atop Cerro Armazones in the Chilean Atacama desert. This artist's impression shows the completed telescope opening its dome to reveal the gigantic mirror within.

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ESO, G. Hüdepohl (atacamaphoto.com), L. Calçada and ACe Consortium.

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Release date:7 September 2018, 15:00
Duration:25 s
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