The University of Arizona

One-of-kind...two mirrors in one!

LSST has left the building!

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

"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

GMT3 Next Phase: Rear-surface grinding

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

Casting for GMT4 to begin this summer 2015

20 tons of E-6 borosilicate glass will begin melting this summer!
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