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  • MMT 40th Anniversary Symposium and Celebration

    We're very excited to announce the MMT Observatory's 40th Anniversary Symposium and Celebration to be held May 14-16, 2019 in Tucson. Please consider joining us! More information can be found here.

  • Smithsonian Lecture Series on Astronomy - January 30, 2019

    Join us for the first Smithsonian lecture series of 2019. Dr. Kristopher Klein, of Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, will be giving his lecture titled "Visiting Our Sun: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Solar Atmosphere using Parker Solar Probe." This lecture will be held Wednesday, January 30 at the Green Valley Recreation Center at 9:00am. Each lecture is 45 minutes, followed by a question-and-answer period. All lectures are free and open to the public. Click here for the dates and the list of all speakers and their topics. We hope to see you there!

  • Smithsonian Lecture Series on Astronomy - February 13, 2019

    Dr. Jackie Monkiewicz, from Arizona State University, will be giving the lecture titled "Modern Extreme Dwarf Galaxies as Laboratories of Protogalaxy Physics" This lecture will be held Wednesday, February 13 at the Green Valley Recreation Center at 9:00am. Each lecture is 45 minutes, followed by a question-and-answer period. All lectures are free and open to the public. Click here for the dates and the list of all speakers and their topics. We hope to see you there!

  • UPDATE Km 18.5 Road Stabilization Project

    Phase II of the road stabilization project is underway with major interruptions. Heavy machinery is being used while they repair and pour concrete on the road. All vehicular traffic is unable to cross until further notice. Coordination with staff is required prior to going up the mountain. If you are an observer, please contact Susan Wahl to make special arrangements during the road construction.

  • MMT Observing Schedule: January - April

    The observing schedule for January - April 2019 can be found here.