The University of Arizona

Large Synoptic Survey Telescope

Opening a Window of Discovery on the Dynamic Universe

Cast March 2008, Completed May, 2015
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This telescope will revolutionize the way we look at the sky

GMT5 Coming Soon

GMT Telescope -- astronomical engineering at its finest
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The GMT will have a resolving power 10 times greater than the Hubble Space Telescope!

"A Perfect Mirror"

View the Mirror Making Process

See how the mirrors for the GMT are created.
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Each of the GMT Mirrors will weigh roughly 10 tons

GMT4 Primary Mirror

GMT will be the first new class of Extremely Large Telescopes

Each Mirror is 8.4 meters (27 ft) in diameter
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