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  • Art Piece Inspired by the MMTO

    For a very interesting and intriguing perspective, take a look at some large scale assemblages by artist John Zaklikowski.  Read more.

  • HSRED Version 2.0 Released

    We are pleased to release version 2.0 of HSRED, a reduction package for Hectospec data. This update incorporates a number of significant improvements provided by the Telescope Data Center at SAO.  Key changes include new support for the 600-line grating, fine-tuning the wavelength calibration, improved cosmic ray rejection and sky subtraction, support for offset sky observations, a model correction for the red light leak present in Hectospec data, and automatic correction for the A- and B-band telluric lines.