Following the approval of a sublease on July 25 by the Hawaii Board of Land and Natural Resources, the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) announces the beginning of the construction...
[PAES/Imiloa, Hilo, HI] The second annual Pacific Astronomy and Engineering Summit (PAES), sponsored by the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) and hosted by the Imiloa Astronomy...
A number of studies have shown that Dark Matter is the principal mass component of the Universe making up about 80% of the mass budget. The most direct technique to reveal the...
Scientists have used the Subaru Telescope and the W.M. Keck Observatory to study the Umbrella Galaxy (NGC 4651) and to accurately model how it is swallowing a smaller galaxy.
Astronomers have found that Jupiter's Galilean satellites remain slightly bright even when in the Jovian shadow and not directly illuminated by the Sun.
Figure 1. Artist’s impression of a galaxy with a large-scale outflow. Credit: ESA/ATG medialab. read more
[ CASCA - Quebec City, Canada] The Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) project will unveil a polished mirror assembly - a key piece of astronomy's next-generation telescope - at the...
An international team of astronomers has revealed a complicated outflow structure in the binary UY Aurigae.
Figure 1. Artist's rendition of UY Aur's probable outflow system. Credit: National Astronomical Observatory of Japan, All Rights Reserved. read more
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OUR MISSION: The Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee (MKAOC) coordinates and organizes the collective outreach efforts of the astronomy community and acts as a forum for the astronomy community and related organizations to plan and coordinate outreach activities.
|Caltech Submillimeter Observatory||Canada France Hawaii Telescope||Gemini North Telescope|
|Imiloa Astronomy Center of Hawai'i||Joint Astronomy Centre (James Clerk Maxwell and United Kingdom Infrared Telescopes)||Mauna Kea Observatories Support Services/Visitor Information Station|
|NASA Infrared Telescope Facility||Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems (PISCES)||Subaru Telescope (NAOJ)|
|Submillimeter Array||Thirty Meter Telescope||University of Hawai'i Hilo (Hoku Kea)|
|University of Hawaii 2.2 Meter||University of Hawaii at Hilo Astrophysics Club||University of Hawaii Institute for Astronomy|
|Very Long Baseline Array||W. M. Keck Observatory|