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Large Millimeter-wave Telescope

Since MERLAB opened in 2000, we have supported the development and improvement of the Large Millimeter-wave Telescope/Gran Telescopio Milimetrico (LMT/GTM), which is a 50m diameter mm-wave radio telescope located atop Sierra Negra in Mexico.

The LMT site atop Sierra Negra, next to Pico de Orizaba
Zoom-in of LMT site
At low elevation angle (one surface segment removed for maintenance)
At zenith position
The LMT M2 mirror and hexapod positioner during testing