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2021b schedule is now posted

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

The 2021b schedule is now online.  There may be some changes in either September of November to accomodate aluminizing the 2.4m primary.  This is dependent...

Operations Update 05/13/21

Thursday, May 13, 2021

MDM Observatory has been granted approval for on-site observing by faculty and students to recommence!  At this time, we are limited to two (2) observers...

Operations Update 03/25/21

Thursday, March 25, 2021

While MDM and KPNO as a whole continue to remain technically closed to visitors, it is becoming more and more likely that those with time scheduled at...

2021a schedule is now posted

Wednesday, December 30, 2020

The 2021a schedule is now online.  Please understand that we still are operating under severe limitations due to covid-19.  Contact the Site Manager...

Operations Update 12/28/20

Monday, December 28, 2020

Operations at MDM have resumed.  Please remember that we are limited to remote observing on the 1.3m and queue observing on the 2.4m currently.  Visiting...

Operations Resume

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Operations at MDM have resumed.  Please remember that we are limited to remote observing on the 1.3m and queue observing on the 2.4m currently.  If you...

15October - Operations to resume 10/26

Thursday, October 15, 2020

Science operations will commence starting the night of 26October.  Currently, we are limited to locally-operated queue observations at the 2.4m and remote...

09October - KPNO Update

Friday, October 9, 2020

Operations continue to slowly ramp up on Kitt Peak, including at MDM Observatory.  There has not been any official statement yet in regards to when scientific...

New OSMOS Data Reduction Software Available

Friday, October 9, 2020

A couple new software packages have become available for processing OSMOS data.  They are PypeIt and thorosmos.  Links to both github pages have been...

14September - KPNO Update

Monday, September 14, 2020

KPNO has progressed to Phase 1 status.  While this is not a green light for scientific operations yet, it is a step in the right direction.