Joint Astronomy Centre

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An establishment in Hilo, Hawaii, owned by the UK, which operates the United Kingdom Infrared Telescope and the James Clerk Maxwell Telescope, the latter jointly with Canada and the Netherlands. The JAC was originally founded in 1978 as the headquarters for the UK Infrared Telescope, but its role was enlarged and it was renamed in 1988.

http://www.jach.hawaii.edu/ Official JAC website.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

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