The Giant Magellan Telescope

The Giant Magellan Telescope

We're going to get a new view of the universe.

The Giant Magellan Telescope is currently under construction. It will be 10X more powerful than the Hubble Space Telescope. It will be installed on a mountain top in Chile and begin operation in 2027.

It's a multi-mirror system with 7 primary mirrors and topology adaptive secondary mirrors to eliminate atmospheric distortion.

Giant Magellan Telescope

Content written and posted by Ken Abbott abbottsystems@gmail.com