Grand Canary Telescope Tops Mauna Kea for World's Biggest

Largest telescope starts gazing Guardian Unlimited, UK – Jul 12, 2007 A powerful array of 36 separate mirrors form a single mirror that is 10.4 metres (34ft) wide, 4% larger than the Keck telescopes at Mauna Kea, Hawaii.

World’s Largest Telescope Opens its Eye in Gran Canaria Gizmodo.com, Hungary – Jul 13, 2007 Situated on the Spanish island of Gran Canaria, off the African coast, the GTC is 4 per cent larger than the Keck telescopes at Mauna Kea, in Hawaii.


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