Due for completion in 2022, the E-ELT has a main mirror spanning 39 metres, making it the largest optical telescope in the world.
What does OT stand for?
OT stands for Optical Telescope
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We have 40 other meanings of OT in our Acronym Attic
- Open Type (font format)
- Operación Triunfo
- Operating Thetan (Scientology)
- Operating Time
- Operation Team (various organizations)
- Operation Theater
- Operational Technology
- Operational Test/ing
- Operational Threshold
- Opportunity Taken
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Collecting at least 12 times more light than the current largest optical telescopes, it will push forward our understanding of planets beyond our solar system, including those where life might exist.
30): The Hubble Space Telescope was not the first optical telescope in space.
The largest optical telescope in the northern hemisphere, the Gran Telescopio Canarias--Grantecan--located on La Palma, one of the Spanish Canary Islands, began trial operations with Heidenhain model ERA 780C angle encoders used to position the telescope.
John Locker used an optical telescope to record the highly-classified craft tumbling in its faulty orbit as it passed over his home in Upton, Wirral.
Scientists will use the optical telescope at the Oak Ridge Observatory in Massachusetts to try to detect light signals they believe could be sent from distant civilisations.