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Coverage from Drone Footage

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Video offers peek at ultra-wide Large Synoptic Survey Telescope - Tuesday, January 16, 2018, Engadget

The biggest digital camera on Earth takes shape - Wednesday, January 17, 2018, The Daily

Giant telescope comes up in Chile with 3.2-gigapixel camera - Thursday, January 18, 2018, International Business Times

The World’s Biggest Telescope In The Chilean Desert Is Almost Complete - Friday, January 19, 2018, Wonderful Engineering

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