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United Kingdom Infrared Telescope

(Mauna Kea 3.8 meter infrared telescope)

The United Kingdom Infrared Telescope (UKIRT) is a 3.8 meter infrared telescope in Mauna Kea, Hawaii owned by the United Kingdom Science and Technology Facilities Council. It went into service in 1979. Since 2014 it has been funded by NASA. Decommissioning is planned when the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) is completed. Instruments:


Referenced by:
Hawaii K-band Galaxy Survey
Mauna Kea
Mauna Kea Observatories (MKO)
WFCAM Transit Survey (WTS)