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James Clerk Maxwell Telescope

(JCMT)
(far-infrared telescope in Hawaii)

The James Clerk Maxwell Telescope (JCMT) is a sub-millimeter infrared (far infrared) telescope near summit of Mauna Kea in Hawaii, covering roughly half a millimeter to a millimeter. Its primary mirror is 15 meters, it is located at an altitude of 4000 meters and was brought into service in 1987. It is used to study the solar system, interstellar dust and gas, and distant galaxies. Instruments:


(telescope,reflector,infrared,ground,Hawaii)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Clerk_Maxwell_Telescope
http://www.eaobservatory.org/jcmt/
WaveLFreqPhoton
Energy
  
450μm666GHz2.8meVbeginJames Clerk Maxwell Telescope
950μm316GHz1.4meVendJames Clerk Maxwell Telescope

Referenced by:
angular resolution
AzTEC-3
Mauna Kea
Mauna Kea Observatories (MKO)
SCUBA
submillimeter astronomy

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