Bird's Eye View of the E-ELT (artist's impression)

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This video shows an artist's impression of the European Extremely Large Telescope, the E-ELT, to be built on Cerro Armazones over 3000-metres high in the Chilean Andes. When completed, the E-ELT will be the "world's biggest eye on the sky" and will help astronomers to answer many of the most exciting mystery's of the Universe.

The design for the E-ELT shown here was published in 2011 and is preliminary.

Credit:

ESO/L. Calçada and H. Zodet

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Id:elt2011ani1
Release date:23 June 2011, 14:21
Duration:26s

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Name:European Extremely Large Telescope
Type:• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
• X - E-ELT

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