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Large Millimeter Telescope

The Large Millimeter Telescope (or Gran Telescopio Milimétrico Alfonso Serrano) is the world´s largest single-dish steerable millimetre-wavelength telescope designed specifically for astronomical observations in the wavelength range of 0.85 – 4mm. This binational project between México and the United States of America represents the largest and most complex scientific instrument constructed in México. Situated on the summit of Volcán Sierra Negra at an altitude of 4600 meters, the LMT has begun its exploration of the physical processes that lead to the formation and evolution of planetary systems, stars, black-holes and galaxies thoughout the 13.7 billion year history of the Universe.

March 7, 2023 – Situation report on impact of Volcán Sierra Negra forest fire on Large Millimeter Telescope operations

A recent major forest fire on Volcán Sierra Negra, located in the Mexican federal National Park of Pico de Orizaba, has negatively impacted the current operations of the Large Millimeter Telescope (LMT) and the High Altitude Water Cherenkov Array (HAWC).

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Jan 13, 2023 – LMT participation in the 241st AAS meeting

The Large Millimeter Telescope (LMT) hosted a booth at the 241st AAS meeting was held in Seattle, WA on 8-12 January, 2023.

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