RAL Space Involvement
The forerunner of STFC, SRC, collaborated with the Netherlands to design, organise and build this telescope. Together in the Joint Astronomy Centre consortium with Canada and the Netherlands, the UK operated JCMT for many years before it was sold to the East Asian Observatory.
To study the solar system, interstellar dust, gas and distant galaxies.
Netherlands Organisation for the Advancement of Science, Canada.
For more information please contact: RAL Space Enquiries