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Unformatted text preview: meters is equivalent to 34 feet. So this telescope's main mirror is a little bit wider than 34 feet. The telescope is located on the Canary Islands, off the coast of northern Africa. One of the 36 mirror segments that will go into the Gran Telescopio Canarias. The schematic for the GTC, showing the overall width of the main mirror of 10.4 meters (34.1 feet) Keck telescopes- these telescopes are nearly as big as GTC at 10 meters. What is unique here is that there are actually two telescopes, each 10 meters wide. They have the same design as GTC and are located on a mountain in Hawaii. The Keck Telescopes. The two spherical domes contain the two telescopes that make up the Keck Observatory, the observatory to the left houses the Subaru Telescope. Image courtesy of the Keck Website...
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