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Grants List

Grants

Courtesy of Laurie Hatch, K2 mirror

W.M. Keck Observatory

Laser for Adaptive Optics on Keck Telescope II

To support the acquisition of a state-of-the-art 20-watt continuous-wave laser for the Keck II Telescope. The resulting increase in sensitivity and accuracy will aid all science being conducted on the current Keck II Telescope and future large ground-based telescopes, accelerating new waves of scientific discovery throughout the astronomy community.

Title: Laser for Adaptive Optics on Keck Telescope II
Date Awarded: Nov 2011
Amount: $2,000,000
Term: 49 months
Grant ID: GBMF2933
Funding Area: Science, Special Projects in Science
Organization Name: W.M. Keck Observatory

Other grants to W.M. Keck Observatory (1)

Near Infrared Adaptive Optics $250,000 Oct 2013
All Grants