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The dates and location for the 2018 LSST Project and Community Workshop have been selected; the event will be held at the Hilton El Conquistador in Tucson, AZ on August 13-17, 2018.

The Education and Public Outreach (EPO) team recently completed a successful review, which was held in Tucson on September 26-28. EPO has made substantial progress in the last year, and recommendations from this review will be used to guide further...

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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