|Full name:||The European Extremely Large Telescope|
|Mirror:||42 meters diameter|
|Timeline:||Projected to open in 2018|
|Projected cost:||€1 billion|
|Basic mission:||largest ground-based optical/near-infrared telescope|
|Location:||Possible sites in Chile, Argentina, Canary Islands, Morocco
|Online:||E-ELT Homepage - ESA|
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