Size comparisons between the ELT primary mirror and other large planned facilities

This infographic compares the size of the Extremely Large Telescope's (ELT) main mirror with that of other planned major optical ground-based telescopes. The ELT, with a main mirror 39 metres in diameter, will be the largest telescope of its kind in the world.

This picture was inspired by infographic made by Wikipedia Author Cmglee.

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ESO

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Id:elt_giant_optical_telescopes_infographic
Type:Artwork
Release date:19 February 2020, 12:00
Related announcements:ann20009
Size:1920 x 719 px

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Name:Extremely Large Telescope
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
Category:ELT
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