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University of Arizona

Inspecting GMT Mirror #1

Caption: The first of seven mirrors for the Giant Magellan Telescope after removal from the furnace. The back surface of the mirror is shown here during an inspection of the holes used to ventilate the mirror during operation in the telescope.

Credit: Ray Bertram/University of Arizona

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