Large Binocular Telescope Photo Gallery The farthest-seeing telescope ever built October 29, 2008 Uncategorized SHARE Large Binocular Telescope Image 1 The Mount Graham International Observatory Large Binocular Telescope is the world’s highest-resolution optical telescope, with 10 times the light-collecting power of Hubble. Large Binocular Telescope Image 2 The key to its power: its twin 27.6-foot, honeycomb-shaped mirrors. Large Binocular Telescope Image 3 The two mirrors are made of a compound called borosilicate, which collects more light in less space than previous mirror material. Large Binocular Telescope Image 4 The Large Binocular Telescope should be the first device capable of seeing planets orbiting distant stars. Best of What's New MORE TO READ RELATED Dam reservoirs may be much bigger sources of carbon emissions than we thought We thought dams were good for the environment, but they may actually release immense amounts of carbon. READ NOW RELATED Kids age 12 to 15 can now get vaccinated in the US Ahead of the upcoming school year, a new... RELATED Ask Us Anything: Why can’t we see more colors? Other animals see many more than we do.