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GMT3 Next Phase - Core Clean out

GMT Telescope -- astronomical engineering at it's finest
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Did You Know?
The GMT will have a resolving power 10 times greater than the Hubble Space Telescope!

"A Perfect Mirror"

View the Mirror Making Process

See how the mirrors for the GMT are created.
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Each of the GMT Mirrors will weigh roughly 10 tons

Casting for GMT4 to begin in late 2014

Mold construction to begin this summer
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Casting calls for 20 tons of Ohara E-6 borosilicate glass!

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