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FCAD Observing Opportunities at the Large Millimeter Telescope in Mexico

The LMT is the world’s largest single dish millimeter wave telescope sited at the summit of of Volcán Sierra Negra in Mexico. This bi-national project is run by Mexico and the Astronomy Department at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Undergraduates from all five FCAD institutions have opportunities to observe at this telescope and to work in the instrument development labs on the UMass campus.

FCAD Observing Opportunities at the Large Millimeter Telescope in Mexico