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Two New Telescopes See First Light in Tenerife

12 Aug 2021, 18:37 UTC
Two New Telescopes See First Light in Tenerife LCO

Las Cumbres Observatory (LCO) is pleased to announce that two new 1-meter telescopes, funded by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, have been commissioned and are taking nightly observations for science. The grant from the Moore Foundation covered the construction and deployment of the telescopes at the Teide Observatory on Tenerife in the Canary Islands. These new instruments join the two 0.4m telescopes at Teide that are part of the LCO network.

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