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MMT Observing Schedule: February 2024 – July 2024

Dec 19, 2023

The observing schedule for February 2024 – July 2024 can be found here.

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MMT Observing Schedule: August 2023 – January 2024

Jul 06, 2023

The observing schedule for August 2023 – January 2024 can be found here.

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Research Engineering Electronics Technician II (Amado, AZ)

May 05, 2023

The MMT Observatory (MMTO), a joint venture of the University of Arizona and the Smithsonian Institution, is seeking to fill the position of Research Engineering Electronics Technician II in Amado, AZ. Apply here.

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Press Release: GRB 221009A using the Binospec on the MMT

Mar 13, 2023

PI Shrestha, et al. present photometric and spectroscopic observations of the extraordinary gamma-ray burst (GRB) 221009A using the Binospec imaging spectrograph on the MMT. You can read their results here.

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MMT in the News

Feb 08, 2023

Astronomy Magazine’s article about the Tucson Triangle, including Mount Hopkins, can be found here.

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MMT Observing Schedule: February 2023 – July 2023

Jan 04, 2023

The observing schedule for February 2023 – July 2023 can be found here.

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Staff Technician, Temporary, Position Available

Dec 02, 2022

The MMT Observatory (MMTO), a joint venture of the University of Arizona and the Smithsonian Institution, is seeking to fill the position of Research Engineering Technician III (Staff Technician). Apply here.

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MMT Observing Schedule: August 2022 – January 2023

Jul 25, 2022

The observing schedule for August 2022 – January 2023 can be found here.

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MMT in the News

Apr 14, 2022

Physics Today featured an article on LBTI but mentions how nulling was first developed at the MMT in the late 90s. You can read the article here.

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International Dark-Sky Week begins April 22

Apr 14, 2022

The Governor’s office has included observatories in Arizona in a proclamation for Dark-Sky Week, which begins April 22 through April 30.

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