An artist's interpretation of the TMT.
An artist's interpretation of the TMT mirrors.
An artist's view of the telescope, showing the tertiary mirror in the center of the segmented primary mirror.
An artist's concept showing the segmented primary mirror, which has 492 hexagonal segments arranged into an f/1 hyperboloidal mirror.
An artist concept illustrating the TMT Observatory at the proposed site on Mauna Kea.
An artist's rendering of the telescope at sunset.
An artist concept of TMT at night.
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