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February 22, 2017

‘Imiloa Astronomy Center Birthday Party

‘Imiloa Astronomy Center invites the community to its 11th Annual Birthday Celebration on Sunday, Feb. 26, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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February 20, 2017

Keck Observatory Hunts for First Stars in Universe

John O'Meara of St. Michael's College will discuss tools and techniques used to hunt for the first stars formed after the big bang, aka "Population III" stars.
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February 20, 2017

ʻImiloa: Exploring the Dark Night Sky

Why is the sky dark at night? And what does “dark” mean exactly? The seemingly obvious answer to this question may raise even more questions in the curious mind. ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center invites the public to explore these and other questions on Friday, March 3 at 7 p.m. Gemini Observatory’s Dr. Tom Geballe will discuss... Read more »
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February 16, 2017

Hawai‘i Telescope Finds 100 Possible Planets

Astronomers have discovered over 100 new potential exoplanets after two decades of data gathered with the W.M. Keck Observatory on Maunakea.
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February 13, 2017

Explore Mars at ‘Imiloa Maunakea Skies Talk

Interested in learning more about Mars and how it compares with Earth? ʻImiloa Astronomy Center will present Dr. Meg Schwamb, assistant scientist at Gemini Observatory during its next Maunakea Skies talk on Friday, Feb. 17 at 7 p.m. Dr. Schwamb will introduce the Planet Four project, a collaboration between researchers and over 150,000 “citizen scientist”... Read more »
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February 07, 2017

‘Maunakea Speakers Series’ Begins Feb. 9

The Office of Maunakea Management (OMKM), in collaboration with ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center and University of Hawai‘i at Hilo Department of Physics & Astronomy, will present “Birds of Paradise Lost” on Thursday, Feb. 9 from 7 – 8 p.m. at UH Hilo. The free talk will be presented by Dr. Rob Fleischer, senior scientist at the... Read more »
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January 30, 2017

Tracing Cosmic Web with Star-Forming Galaxies in Distant Universe

A research group led by Hiroshima University has revealed a picture of the increasing fraction of massive star-forming galaxies in the distant universe. Massive star-forming galaxies in the distant universe, about five billion years ago, trace large-scale structure in the universe. In the nearby universe, about three billion years ago, massive star-forming galaxies are not apparent. This... Read more »
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January 26, 2017

Maunakea Telescopes Measure Expansion of the Universe

The data from the Subaru Telescope played a major role in these findings.
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January 25, 2017

Keck Observatory to Peer Deep Into Cosmic Web

Keck Cosmic Web Imager will uncover vital clues about the life-cycle of galaxies, helping to unravel mysteries about our universe.
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January 24, 2017

Crew Enters Mars Habitat on Mauna Loa

At approximately 4:50 p.m. on Jan. 19, 2017, six astronaut-like crewmembers entered a geodesic dome located 8,200 feet above sea level on Mauna Loa...
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