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UKIRT: United Kingdom Infrared Telescope

UKIRT dome fisheye

United Kingdom Infrared Telescope

UKIRT is currently being operated by the Joint Astronomy Centre in a transitional phase towards new ownership. These web pages will remain public for the time being, but are no longer valid.

Facility News Quick Links
UKIRT Operations Extended to 31 Dec 2013 (NEW)
JCMT and UKIRT Break Publication Records
Again in 2012

Update on UKIRT Ownership
UKIRT: Announcement of Opportunity
Potential Employment Opportunities at the JAC
Director JAC Awarded Honorary Degree
Response:  Statement from the UKIRT Board
Important Announcement Regarding Future of JCMT and UKIRT:  STFC Island Site Telescopes
UKIRT's Productivity Continues to Rise
A New Customer for UKIRT
Picture Captures a Billion Stars [BBC News]
JCMT and UKIRT Set New Publication Records in 2011
JAC Funding Extended to 2013
UKIRT Sets New Productivity Record
Remote Operations Implemented for UKIRT
A Minimalist Operating Mode for UKIRT
UKIDSS Survey Operations

Accessing UKIDSS Data

Wide-Field Camera (WFCAM)

Acknowledging UKIRT Data

Recent Press Releases
'Cosmic GDP' crashes 97% as star formation slumps
UKIRT Discovers "Impossible" Binary Stars
Ultra Cool Companion Helps Reveal Giant Planets
UKIDSS Consortium receives RAS Group Award
The Most Distant Quasar
UKIRT Instrumental in Discovery of the First Methane Dwarf Orbiting a Dying Star
UKIRT Unveils Mysteries of Massive Star Formation
UKIRT First to Confirm Most Distant GRB!


UKIRT is supported by the Science and Technology
Facilities Council and is overseen by the UKIRT Board

Contact: Tom Kerr. Updated: Tue Dec 31 10:14:57 HST 2013

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