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2013 Magdalena Ridge Observatory project overview

Dr. Michelle Creech-Eakman give a talk at TEDxABQ September 7, 2013

Dr. Michelle Creech-Eakman gives a talk at TEDxABQ on September 7, 2013

MRO Interferometer

MROI Unit Telescope mount #1 at AMOS facility; designed by AMOS Liege, Belgium


Computer rendering of MROI Unit Telescope Enclosure; design by EIE Venice, Italy

Rendering of the MROI Beam Combining Facility and the array in compact configuration.

Time lapse video of the Interferometer Beam Combining Facility construction

A computer generated simulated path through the MRO Interferometer array

 MRO 2.4-meter Telescope  NESSI

2.4-meter telescope aerial shots taken from KRQE news helicopter in October 2006

2.4-meter telescope construction time lapse video from photos over 2 year time period

Dewar disassembly to remove the camera and collimator optics mounts. The mounts are off to JWI for final fitting to the lens barrels

Time lapse of the removal of AMASING and mounting of NESSI to the handling and testing cart


Other Videos


A KRQE report on MRO from August 3, 2007

2.4-meter telescope construction in images

2.4-meter telescope opening ceremonies – October 28, 2006

Tour of the 2.4-meter telescope construction Part 1

Tour of the 2.4-meter telescope construction Part 2

Tour of the 2.4-meter telescope

Tour of the 2.4-meter telescope

All Sky camera at the 2010 Enchanted Skies Star Party

Dr. Eileen Ryan talks about her joy the Magdalena Ridge Observatory

KNME Science Central Ask A Scientist – Dr. Eileen Ryan, Research Scientist, Magdalena Ridge Observatory