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Eyes on the sky

A roster of new and proposed telescopes

The European Extremely Large Telescope | Source: ESA
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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