Caltech Submillimeter Observatory

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An observatory with a 10.4-m dish for millimetre and submillimetre astronomy, opened in 1987 at an altitude of 4070 m on Mauna Kea, Hawaii. It can work in conjunction with the nearby James Clerk Maxwell Telescope to produce an interferometer with a baseline of 158 m. It is owned and operated by the California Institute of Technology (Caltech).

http://www.submm.caltech.edu/cso/ Official telescope website.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

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