Cerro Armazones night-time panorama*

This night-time panorama shows 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.

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Credit:

ESO/S. Brunier

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Id:eso1018a
Type:Fotografisch
Publicatiedatum:26 april 2010 16:00
Gerelateerde berichten:eso1018
Grootte:8858 x 3425 px
Field of View:300° x 115°

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Naam:Cerro Armazones, Extremely Large Telescope, Panorama
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory
Categorie:ELT

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