ESOcast 66: A Groundbreaking Event for the E-ELT
On 19 June 2014, a major milestone on the road to the construction of the European Extremely Large Telescope was reached. Part of the 3000-metre peak of Cerro Armazones was blasted away as a step towards levelling the summit. This paves the way for the largest optical/infrared telescope in the world.
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Visual design and editing: Martin Kornmesser and Luis Calçada.
Editing: Herbert Zodet.
Web and technical support: Mathias André and Raquel Yumi Shida.
Written by: Ryan Laird and Herbert Zodet.
Narration: Sara Mendes da Costa.
Music: Johan B. Monell (www.johanmonell.com).
Footage and photos: ESO, Martin Kornmesser, Luis Calçada, A. M. Swinbank and S. Zieleniewski and INAF-VST/OmegaCAM.
Directed by: Herbert Zodet.
Executive producer: Lars Lindberg Christensen.
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About the Video
|Release date:||2 July 2014, 15:00|
|Duration:||05 m 36 s|
|Frame rate:||30 fps|
About the Object
|Name:||Extremely Large Telescope|
|Type:||Unspecified : Technology : Observatory|