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Back on the sky!

We are happy to announce that after 88 nights of being shut down, Saturday night June 13th will be the first full night of science observations at the MMT since Monday, March 16. On Wednesday, June 10th Whipple Observatory …

Update from the Director

We are getting closer to resuming nighttime operations at the MMT. We have completed all of the University of Arizona requirements to “Restart Research” and are awaiting just one final approval. Whipple Observatory has also submitted a request …

MMT in the News

The Green Valley News covered how the pandemic is affecting research. You can read the article here.

Status of the MMT Observatory

The MMT Observatory is working toward possibly resuming “Reduced Operations” on or shortly after May 26.
Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve used input and feedback from the entire MMT staff (and valuable input from others) to …