Arizona Radio Observatory

Quick Reference

A division of Steward Observatory founded in 2002 which owns and operates a 12-m millimetre-wave dish on Kitt Peak, Arizona, and the 10-m Submillimeter Telescope (SMT) on Mount Graham, Arizona. The 12-m dish, opened in 1967 and upgraded in 1983, was originally owned by the National Radio Astronomy Observatory but was transferred to ARO in 2002, while the SMT, formerly known as the Heinrich Hertz Telescope, was opened in 1994 and transferred to ARO in 2002.

http://aro.as.arizona.edu/ Official observatory website.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

Reference entries