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Caption: Researcher with a small telescope at the site for the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT). The E-ELT will be the largest ground-based telescope in the world when it is completed in 2022, with a primary mirror with a diameter of 39.3 metres. It is being built at an altitude of more than 3000 metres, on the Cerro Armazones mountain in the Atacama Desert, Chile.

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