3D Rendering of the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT)


About this image

A current (as of February, 2005) rendering of the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT), referencing the design chosen in the fall of 2004. The TMT project is a public-private partnership that fulfills the goals of a concept called the Giant Segmented Mirror Telescope (GSMT), which was identified in the National Academy of Sciences report “Astronomy and Astrophysics in the New Millennium” as the highest-priority new ground-based facility for the first decade of the 21st century.

See also the TMT web site.

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Minimum credit line: TMT Project

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500 x 414 44 kb color JPEG (on this page)
1000 x 827 126 kb color JPEG
2000 x 1654 347 kb color JPEG
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