Joint Astronomy Centre

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Joint Astronomy Centre
Organization PPARC
Location Hilo, Hawaii
United Kingdom Infrared Telescope (UKIRT) Infrared
James Clerk Maxwell Telescope Submillimeter

The Joint Astronomy Centre (JAC) operates British, Canadian and Dutch telescopes at Mauna Kea Observatory, and provides support for other telescopes and public outreach activities. Since 2006, the JAC has also maintained the Starlink Project.

Telescopes operated by the JAC include:

  1. The United Kingdom Infrared Telescope (UKIRT) - 4m diameter
  2. The James Clerk Maxwell Telescope - 15m diameter submillimeter telescope

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