The Astounding Engineering Behind The World's Largest Optical Telescope

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The Astounding Engineering Behind The World's Largest Optical Telescope
3 Nov 2017

https://www.wired.com/story/the-astounding-engineering-behind-the-giant-magellan-telescope/

The seven giant mirrors are cast at the University of Arizona’s Richard F. Caris Mirror Laboratory, the facility known for creating the world’s largest mirrors for astronomy.

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Another impressive telescope:

Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) - 3.2 billion pixel camera

https://www.lsst.org/

[video=youtube;niwBQrnbNpQ]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=niwBQrnbNpQ[/video]
 
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