Astrophysics (index)

Large Millimeter Telescope

(LMT, Gran Telescopio Milimétrico, GMT)
(large microwave telescope in Mexico)

The Large Millimeter Telescope (LMT, aka Gran Telescopio Milimétrico, GMT) is a 50-meter diameter telescope at Volcan Sierra Negra, Mexico, aimed at Wavelengths on the order of 1mm, i.e., short Microwave and long Infrared (IR) wavelengths. It is situated at 4,640 metres (15200 feet) and detects .85-4mm (75-350 GHz) signal. Its first light was in 2011. Instruments include:

.85mm353GHz1.5meVbeginLarge Millimeter Telescope
4mm75GHz310ueVendLarge Millimeter Telescope

Referenced by:
IRAM 30m Telescope