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The world’s biggest telescope in The Canary Islands

The Canary Islands Goverment has announced that the Russian Goverment is interested in building in The Canaries what would be the biggest telescope in the world, with a 60m diameter.

The russian project contemplates a telescope with a primary mirror of 60m of diameter, compared to the 10.4 metres from the Gran Telescopio Canarias and the 24.5 metres from the Giant Telescope of Magallanes (Chile), currently under construction.

As for the festival Starmus, the director of Moscu University has highlighted that it constitutes an event of the highest level and with global projection, which is celebrated in the best place on earth to observe the sky, according to the Canary Islands Government.

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