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Artist's impression of the Giant Magellan Telescope Giant Magellan Telescope – GMTO Corporation The mirror about to be cast this week is the sixth of seven segments that together will make up the primary mirror of the Giant Magellan Telescope, currently under construction in Chile's Atacama Desert. The telescope will see farther into the universe and capture more detail than any optical telescope before.