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JCMT
UKIRT
James Clerk Maxwell Telescope United Kingdom Infrared Telescope

The Joint Astronomy Centre operates two telescopes on the summit of Mauna Kea: the James Clerk Maxwell Telescope and the United Kingdom Infrared Telescope. UKIRT is currently in a transitional phase towards new ownership. The historical UKIRT web pages are here but are no longer valid.


Recent Announcements Recent Press Releases
JCMT Newsletter now available  (NEW)
(26-Feb-2014)
UKIRT Operations Extended to 31 Dec 2013
(29-Jul-2013)
JCMT: Announcement of Opportunity
(21-Jun-2013)
 The JCMT Newsletter is relaunched [pdf] 
(1-Feb-2013)
JCMT and UKIRT Break Publication Records
Again in 2012

(29-Jan-2013)
Update on UKIRT Ownership
(18-Dec-2012)
Public Release of SCUBA-2 commissioning data
(08-Nov-2012)
UKIRT: Announcement of Opportunity
(01-Oct-2012)
Potential Employment Opportunities at the JAC
(06-Sep-2012)
Director JAC Awarded Honorary Degree
(12-June-2012)

Important Announcement Regarding Future of JCMT and UKIRT: STFC Island Site Telescopes
(30-May-2012)
Response:  Statement from the UKIRT Board
 
Response:  Statement from the JCMT Board

UKIRT's Productivity Continues to Rise
(18-May-2012)
A New Customer for UKIRT
(11-Apr-2012)

Announcements Archives
'Cosmic GDP' crashes 97% as star formation slumps
[RAS] (06-Nov-2012)
Measuring the universe's 'exit door'
[MIT] (27-Sep-2012)
UKIRT Discovers "Impossible" Binary Stars (RAS)
(05-July-2012)
"Once in a Lifetime Opportunity" Science Planned on JCMT During the Transit of Venus
(01-June-2012)
Ultra Cool Companion Helps Reveal Giant Planets (RAS)
 (10-May-2012)
The JCMT Celebrates its 25th Birthday
(27-Apr-2012)
Dusty Stellar Nurseries from the Dark Side of a Galaxy
(17-Apr-2012)
Picture Captures a Billion Stars
BBC News (29-Mar-2012)
Universe seen at 'full throttle'
BBC News (28-Mar-2012)
New SCUBA-2 Camera Reveals
Wild Youth of the Universe

(27-Mar-2012)
UKIDSS Consortium receives RAS Group Award
(13-Jan-2012)
A Happy New Year for European Radio Astronomy
(05-Jan-2012)
Revolutionary New Camera Reveals
the Dark Side of the Universe

(06-Dec-2011)
The Most Distant Quasar
(30-June-2011)

Press Releases Archive

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