James Clerk Maxwell Telescope
(far-infrared telescope in Hawaii)
The James Clerk Maxwell Telescope (JCMT)
is a sub-millimeter infrared (far infrared) telescope near
the 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 has been in operation since 1987.
It is used to study the solar system, interstellar dust and
gas, and distant galaxies.
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Referenced by pages:
East Asian Observatory (EAO)
Mauna Kea Observatories (MKO)
Tomographic Ionized-carbon Mapping Experiment (TIME)