Cerro Armazones at night

Fish eye view of the night at the ESO's Astronomical Site Monitor on 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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Id:eso1018b
Type:Fotografisch
Publicatiedatum:26 april 2010 16:00
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Naam:Cerro Armazones
Type:Solar System : Planet : Feature : Surface : Mountain
Solar System : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky
Categorie:ELT

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