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  • MMTO at the SPIE meeting in June

    Six staff members will be presenting talks or posters in June at the SPIE Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation meeting in Austin, TX. Topics include the re-aluminization as well as wet-washing in-situ of the 6.5-m primary mirror, queue scheduling software for instruments, wavefront sensor control and analysis, seeing statistics, and an overview of current and future upgrades to MMT instrumentation. Information on the Arizona Robotic Telescope Network will also be presented.

  • MMT Observing Schedule - May-August

    The observing schedule for May-August can be found here.

  • Tour Information

    We hope you were able to visit our table at the recent Tucson Festival of Books! A virtual tour of our observatory was enjoyed by many! Reserve your spot for a real tour by calling 520-879-4407! More information can be found here.