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Engineering Marvel: Sixth Mirror Cast for Giant Magellan Telescope

6 Mar 2021, 10:22 UTC
Engineering Marvel: Sixth Mirror Cast for Giant Magellan Telescope Damien Jemison, Giant Magellan Telescope – GMTO

Fabrication of the sixth of seven mirrors for the Giant Magellan Telescope has begun. The mirrors will allow astronomers to see further into the universe and with more detail than any optical telescope ever before.

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