Previous announcements / Anuncios anteriores

May 2017 – A new hexapod and secondary reflector surface (M2) has been installed at the LMT.

A new hexapod and a secondary reflector surface have been installed and successfully tested at the LMT.

April 2017 – The LMT has successfully participated in the Event Horizon Telescope observations.

During the period 4-10 April 2017, the LMT participated in the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) experiment to image the supermassive black hole at the center of our Galaxy.

25 August 2015 – Call for Early Science Proposals (2015-ES4)

The Large Millimeter Telescope Alfonso Serrano (LMT) invites members of the Mexican astronomy community and members of the Department of Astronomy at the University of Massachusetts and the Five College Astronomy Department to participate in the call for Early Science observing proposals 2015-ES4.

May 2015 – The LMT has successfully participated in the Event Horizon Telescope observations.

The LMT participated in the Event Horizon Telescope experiment to image the supermassive black hole at the centre of our Galaxy.

March 2015 – A new 1.3 mm receiver for VLBI observations has been installed at the LMT.

A new 1.3 mm dual-polarization receiver and coupling optics have been developed and installed at the LMT for VLBI observations.

10 December 2014 – First refereed paper based on LMT data has been published

10 December 2014 – First refereed paper based on LMT data has been published

31 August 2014 – The reception of proposals for the 2014-ES3 campaign has been closed

18 July 2014 – Call for Early Science Proposals (2014-ES3)

The Large Millimeter Telescope Alfonso Serrano (LMT) invites members of the Mexican astronomy community and members of the Department of Astronomy at the University of Massachusetts and the Five College Astronomy Department to participate in the third call for Early Science observing proposals.

Time Travel: Installing an Atomic Clock at 15,000 Feet

Scientific American has published an article regarding the installation of an hydrogen maser at the LMT. This atomic clock will allow the LMT to participate and contribute in VLBI observations.

New Hydrogen Maser Installed at the LMT

A US-Mexican team of astronomers installed a hydrogen maser frequency standard at the LMT to enable Very Long Baseline Interferometry (VLBI) experiments.

LMT 2014-ES2: reception of observing proposals closed.

The Call for Proposals to observe with the LMT during the 2014-ES2 season was closed on January 13th, 2014. The proposals are now under evaluation by the Scientific Committee, in order to assign telescope time and schedule the 2014-ES2 observations.

Announcement of Opportunity (2014-ES2)

The Large Millimeter Telescope Alfonso Serrano (LMT) invites members of the Mexican astronomy community and members of the Department of Astronomy at the University of Massachusetts and the Five College Astronomy Department to participate in the second call for Early Science observing proposals.

INAOE and WebCams de México have installed two HD cameras at the LMT site

On September 18th, 2013, INAOE and WebCams de México commissioned two HD web cameras at the LMT site which will continuously broadcast images via the internet.

VLBI Fringe Detections between the VLBA and the LMT

An international team of US and Mexican scientists has completed a successful Very Long Baseline Interferometry (VLBI) test between the Large Millimeter Telescope Alfonso Serrano (LMT) and several Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA) stations.

Announcement of Opportunity (2013-ES1)

The 50-m Large Millimeter Telescope (LMT) invites members of Mexican astronomy community and members of the Department of Astronomy at the University of Massachusetts and the Five College Astronomy Department to participate in the first call for Early Science observing proposals.