The E-ELT on Cerro Armazones (artist's impression)

Artist's impression of the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT) on Cerro Armazones, a 3060-metre mountaintop in Chile's Atacama Desert. The E-ELT will be the largest optical/infrared telescope in the world — the world's biggest eye on the sky.

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

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Id:eso1139e
Type:Artwork
Release date:13 October 2011, 19:00
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Name:European Extremely Large Telescope
Type:• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
• X - Illustrations
• X - E-ELT

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