Jean-Marie Mariotti Center

On thursday 5th of december, one room of the Grenoble University datacenter get into troubles due to a water cooling outage. Some network services without proper redundancy impacted some of the JMMC service. There was no loss of data and everything should be back on at 17:00 CEST. If you have any remark or question, feel free to contact the User Support


A good starting point for up-to-date informations on the interferometers operated around the world:
A non exhaustive list of the projects concerned by the center is:
- Very Large Telescope Interferometer (VLTI):
- Grand Interféromètre à 2 Télescopes (GI2T)
- Center for High Angular Resolution in Astrophysics (CHARA):
- Space interferometry mission DARWIN / TPF
- 'OHANA (fiber coupling of the Mauna Kea large telescopes)
- Palomar Testbed Interferometer (PTI)

OPTICON: European network for optical and infrared astronomical infrastructures

JRA4: research activity of OPTICON to integrate interferometry into mainstream astronomy

The two poles of the JMMC:

Partners of the JMMC :

  • CRAL (Observatoire de Lyon)
  • LAGRANGE (Universite de Nice-Sophia antipolis)
  • IPAG (Observatoire de Grenoble)
  • LESIA (Observatoire de Paris-Meudon)
  • ONERA (Châtillon)