Cerro Armazones Night-time Panorama
April 27, 2010
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 42-meter diameter mirror, will be the world's biggest eye on the sky.
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