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Extremely large optics: 800 mirrors make one
The E-ELT's primary mirror will be made up of a "honeycomb" of 800 hexagonal segments - meaning that contractors will be producing one high-precision segment every few days for several years. This show's ESO's mock-up of the design. Credit: ESO.
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