JCMT Videos

Video Catalogue:

2017 Christmas Timelapse Montage

Happy Holidays 2017

Iain Coulson Retires

EAO 1 Year Anniversary

JCMT Extended Observing

Happy Holidays

JCMT Visiting Observers

IAU 2015

JCMT Instrument: SCUBA-2

Around the World in 80 Telescopes Visits JCMT

History of the JCMT

BBC Sky at Night

Christmas Timelapse Montage Christmas at the James Clerk Maxwell Telescope from William Montgomerie on Vimeo.

Happy Holidays 2017 Happy Holidays from East Asian Observatory 2017

Iain Coulson Retires August 31st, 2017 – After 30 years at JCMT, Dr. Iain Coulson Retires


EAO 1 Year Anniversary: In March 2016, the EAO celebrated it’s One Year Anniversary. 

JCMT Extended Observing: Between February 2014 and February 2016, the JCMT  observed nearly 700 hours of science projects in addition to their normal night operations. See how they are doing it in this JCMT Spotlight video on Extended Observing.

Happy Holidays: Enjoy this special holiday edition of our JCMT Spotlight program: A Few of Our Favorite Things. – December 2015

JCMT Visiting Observers: Have you ever wondered what it is like to be a Visiting Observer on Maunakea? Find out here! – November 2015

IAU 2015: Enjoy this short clip on our experience at the International Astronomical Union’s General Assembly in Honolulu, Hawai’i. – October 2015

JCMT Instrument: SCUBA-2  Want to learn more about our instrumentation?  Check out this spotlight video on SCUBA-2.  – September 2015

Other Videos

“Around the World in 80 Telescopes” visits JCMT


History of the JCMT:  Helen Kirk did a wonderful presentation on the History of JCMT at the “Workshop on the History of Canadian Radio Astronomy” in Penticton, BC, Canada on July 26th, 2016.


BBC Sky At Night: Here is a fantastic video from Sky at Night 2012 about infrared astronomy. The video features the JCMT and talks about how we observe the cold universe in the far infrared. If you missed it the first time around we hope you enjoy this chance to watch it…

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