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The 25-meter Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT) is one of the next generation of extremely large ground-based optical/infrared telescopes. GMT is currently under development by a consortium of major US and international university and research institutions. The telescope will be located at the Las Campanas Observatory in Chile. The GMT Project is mid-way through its Design Development Phase. This paper summarizes the organizational structure and status of the GMT Project and recent progress in the technical development of the various GMT subsystems.
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Stephen Shectman and Matt Johns "GMT overview", Proc. SPIE 7733, Ground-based and Airborne Telescopes III, 77331Y (6 August 2010); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.857852
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