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Caltech Submillimeter Observatory

The Caltech Submillimeter Observatory (CSO) was formerly one of the world’s premier facilities for astronomical research and instrumentation development at submillimeter wavelengths. The 10.4 m diameter telescope is housed in a compact dome at 4070 m altitude near the summit of Maunakea, Hawai’i. CSO ceased scientific operations in 2015. It will be decommissioned and the site restored.


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