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.

An amazing interactive virtual tour is available here

This image is available as a mounted image in the ESOshop.

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Auðkenni:eso1018a
Tegund:Ljósmynd
Útgáfudagur:Apr 26, 2010, 16:00 CEST
Tengdar fréttatilkynningar:eso1018
Stærð:8858 x 3425 px
Field of View:300° x 115°

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Nafn:Cerro Armazones, Extremely Large Telescope, Panorama
Tegund:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory
Flokkur:ELT

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