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Chilean President Visits Paranal to Announce Transfer of Land for the E-ELT

28 Oct 2013, 10:00 UTC
Chilean President Visits Paranal to Announce Transfer of Land for the E-ELT

At a ceremony held yesterday at ESO’s Paranal Observatory in the Chilean Atacama Desert the President of Chile, Sebastián Piñera, handed over the recently signed legal documents by which the Chilean government will transfer the land around Cerro Armazones to ESO. Cerro Armazones, a 3060-metre peak 20 kilometres from the site of ESO’s Very Large Telescope on Cerro Paranal, will be the future home of the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT).

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