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Contact: Gordon K. Squires
California Institute of Technology

Artist Concept of the Thirty Meter Telescope

Caption: This image depicts the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) near the summit of Mauna Kea, Hawaii. Construction of TMT is planned for 2014 with science operations beginning in 2021.

Credit: TMT Observatory Corporation

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