Giant Magellan Telescope
(24.5 meter telescope under construction)
The Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT) is
a 24.5 meter adaptive optics, segmented mirror-reflecting
extremely large telescope under construction
at the Las Campanas Observatory
in La Serena, Chile.
Mirror construction was active in 2005,
site preparation began in 2012,
ground construction began in 2015,
and operation, is expected in 2025.
Referenced by pages:
adaptive optics (AO)
extremely large telescope (ELT)
Giant Segmented Mirror Telescope (GSMT)
Las Campanas Observatory (LCO)