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Large Millimeter Telescope


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A 50-m radio telescope for millimetre-wave observations sited at an altitude of 4600 m on Sierra Negra in the state of Puebla, Mexico. It is jointly owned by the Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica, y Electrónica (INAOE) of Mexico and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. The LMT observes at wavelengths of 0.85–4 mm. It began operation in 2008, initially using only the inner 32 m of the dish.

http://www.lmtgtm.org/ Official telescope website.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.


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