Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee

Caltech Submillimeter ObservatoryCanada France Hawaii TelescopeGemini North TelescopeImiloa Astronomy Center of Hawai'iMauna Kea Coin ContestJoint Astronomy Centre (James Clerk Maxwell and United Kingdom Infrared Telescopes)Joint Astronomy Centre (James Clerk Maxwell and United Kingdom Infrared Telescopes)Mauna Kea VolunteersMauna Kea Observatories Support Services/Visitor Information StationNASA Infrared Telescope FacilityPacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems (PISCES)Subaru Telescope (NAOJ)Submillimeter ArrayThirty Meter TelescopeUniversity of Hawai'i Hilo (Hoku Kea)University of Hawaii 2.2 MeterUniversity of Hawaii at Hilo Astrophysics ClubUniversity of Hawaii Institute for AstronomyVery Long Baseline ArrayW. M. Keck Observatory

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Black Holes Topic for September's Maunakea Skies Talk

Sep 18, 2014 - Imiloa Astronomy Center

Fall 2014 Intersession Announced for K-3

Sep 18, 2014 - Imiloa Astronomy Center

Smallest Known Galaxy with a Supermassive Black Hole

Sep 16, 2014 - Gemini Observatory

Figure 1. Stellar Kinematic Maps of M60-UCD1 showing clear rotation and a dispersion peak. Panels a and b show the measured radial velocities (bulk motions towards &...

Thirty Meter Telescope US Community Survey

Sep 16, 2014 - Thirty Meter Telescope

The US TMT Science Working Group (SWG) would like your input on how you would use TMT for your scientific research. The SWG represents the US-at-large astronomical community in...

Science Results - Three eyes on the sky track laws of Nature 10 billion years ago

Sep 11, 2014 - Subaru Telescope

An international team led by researchers from Swinburne University of Technology measured the important parameter of this universe, by using Subaru Telescope and two other...

Gemini Frontier Field: First Data Now Available

Sep 8, 2014 - Gemini Observatory

Figure 1. Part of MACS J0416-2403 seen by GSAOI. The average angular resolution is about 80 milliarcseconds, the full field-of-view of the data released is nearly twice...

Half of all Exoplanet Host Stars are Binaries

Sep 2, 2014 - Gemini Observatory

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A Chemical Signature of First-Generation Very-Massive Stars

Aug 26, 2014 - Thirty Meter Telescope

[Adapted from an announcement from NAOJ] -  A team of astronomers from the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ), the Konan University and the University of...

Science Results - A Chemical Signature of First-Generation Very-Massive Stars

Aug 21, 2014 - Subaru Telescope

A team of astronomers has used the used the 8.2 m Subaru Telescope's High Dispersion Spectrograph to discover a low-mass star that provides observational evidence to support...

The Little Telescope that Could at the Next Maunakea Skies talk Aug. 12

Aug 12, 2014 - Imiloa Astronomy Center

Kanani Enos Live at ‘Imiloa! August 29

Aug 9, 2014 - Imiloa Astronomy Center

‘IMILOA TEA CHAT GOES COSMIC!

Aug 5, 2014 - Imiloa Astronomy Center

Planet-like Object May Have Spent Its Youth as Hot as a Star

Aug 5, 2014 - Gemini Observatory

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Extreme Volcanism: Image Captures one of the Brightest Volcanoes Ever Seen in the Solar System

Aug 1, 2014 - Gemini Observatory

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Next-Generation Thirty Meter Telescope Begins Construction in Hawaii

Jul 27, 2014 - Thirty Meter Telescope

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...

gAstronomy & Exoplanets: Food for Thought!

Jul 22, 2014 - Gemini Observatory

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Coming Together at the Pacific Astronomy and Engineering Summit

Jul 19, 2014 - Thirty Meter Telescope

[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...

Large number of Dark Matter peaks found using Gravitational Lensing

Jul 17, 2014 - Canada France Hawaii Telescope

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...

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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.

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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
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