Cerro Armazones at Sunset

Amazing 360-degree panorama of 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.

Credit:

ESO/S. Brunier

About the Image

Id:eso1018k
Type:Photographic
Release date:26 April 2010, 16:00
Related releases:eso1018
Size:11811 x 4843 px

About the Object

Name:Cerro Paranal, European Extremely Large Telescope, Panorama
Type:• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory
• X - E-ELT

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