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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 The historical UKIRT web pages are here but are no longer valid.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

UKIRT Transferred to the University of Hawai'i  (NEW)

Update on JCMT Ownership
Update on JCMT Ownership
 JCMT Newsletter now available
UKIRT Operations Extended to 31 Dec 2013
JCMT: Announcement of Opportunity
 The JCMT Newsletter is relaunched [pdf] 
JCMT and UKIRT Break Publication Records
Again in 2012

Update on UKIRT Ownership
Public Release of SCUBA-2 commissioning data
UKIRT: Announcement of Opportunity
Potential Employment Opportunities at the JAC
Director JAC Awarded Honorary Degree

Important Announcement Regarding Future of JCMT and UKIRT: STFC Island Site Telescopes
Response:  Statement from the UKIRT Board
Response:  Statement from the JCMT Board

UKIRT's Productivity Continues to Rise
A New Customer for UKIRT

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The JAC is an establishment of the UK Science & Technology Facilities Council
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Contact: JAC webmasters. Updated: Fri Oct 31 07:52:45 HST 2014

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