Comparison of a single VLT mirror with the segmented ELT mirror

This sequence compares the solid 8.2-metre mirrors of the VLT with the much larger 39-meter segmented mirror of the future ELT. The ELT mirror is composed of 798 hexagonal segments, each 1.4 metres across.

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Auðkenni:MirrorEvolution5
Útgáfudagur:Sep 2, 2015, 13:53 CEST
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Nafn:Extremely Large Telescope
Tegund:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
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