Publication date: 19/06/2014

On Thursday 19 June 2014 there will be a media event at ESO’s Paranal Observatory in northern Chile to mark the blasting of the top of Cerro Armazones, the 3000-metre peak that will be the home of the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT).

A live video stream will be webcast on Livestream from 16:30 UTC until around 18:30 UTC (18:30-20:30 CEST) (may have to be changed at the last moment).


  • E-ELT Groundbreaking event page
  • About the E-ELT
  • About ESO
  • Media advisory to attend the event
  • Broadcast the event!