Mock-up of the E-ELT mirror (artist’s impression)

Artist's impression of the mirror of the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT) — the world's biggest eye on the sky. Made of 798 hexagons, the mirror has a diameter of 39 metres. The E-ELT will be the largest optical/infrared telescope in the world.



About the Image

Release date:12 October 2011, 16:05
Related announcements:ann11072
Size:2995 x 1659 px

About the Object

Name:ESO Headquarters, ESO HQ Garching, European Extremely Large Telescope
Type:• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope

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