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The construction of a mirror for the largest telescope in the world

The construction of a giant mirror for a telescope is not a simple feat. Here we see how the casting and manufacturing giant mirror installed in the telescope “Magellan” under construction. The sheer size of glass, The nanometer precision in curves, the carefully calculated optics and adaptive software required for handling make this colossal achievement. the telescope “Magellan” expected to be completed around 2025 and is located in La Serena, Chile.

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