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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ESO/S. Brunier

About the Image

Id:eso1018a
Típus:Photographic
Közzététel napja:2010. április 26. 16.00
Related releases:eso1018
Size:8858 x 3425 px
Field of View:300° x 115°

About the Object

Név:Cerro Armazones, Extremely Large Telescope, Panorama
Típus:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory
Category:ELT

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