LCO Cleanroom

The new infrared instruments, FourStar, MMIRS, and FIRE, require large, static-free clean areas for installation and repair at Las Campanas. To accommodate this requirement, a new lab facility will be built adjacent to the existing Astronomer Support Building (ASB) near the Magellan telescopes. The following links take you to:


Cleanroom before and after (August 2009)

Cleanroom construction (before and after, August 2009)