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Please mark your calendars: The LSST 2019 Project and Community Workshop will take place August 12-16 at the Hilton El Conquistador in Tucson, AZ. More details will be provided as they are available.

The LSST Primary/Tertiary Mirror (M1M3), aboard the BBC Manitoba, is rapidly making its way south to Chile. The ship passed through the Panama Canal on April 15, and after a few stops at...

Cerro Pachón Camera 1

This camera is on the Cerro Pachón summit, looking north toward the LSST construction site. The summit facilities building will be built into the leveled summit shown in the center of the frame; the Calypso calibration telescope will be located on the leveled “calibration hill”, located to the right in the picture." id="This camera is on the Cerro Pachón summit, looking north toward the LSST construction site. The summit facilities building will be built into the leveled summit shown in the center of the frame; the Calypso calibration telescope will be located on the leveled “calibration hill”, located to the right in the picture.

Financial support for LSST comes from the National Science Foundation (NSF) through Cooperative Agreement No. 1258333, the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science under Contract No. DE-AC02-76SF00515, and private funding raised by the LSST Corporation. The NSF-funded LSST Project Office for construction was established as an operating center under management of the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA).  The DOE-funded effort to build the LSST camera is managed by the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC).
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