Keck Observatory Open House, Nov. 11

October 27, 2017, 12:53 PM HST
* Updated September 8, 4:31 PM
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Keck Observatory will host an open house event featuring cosmic activities and programs with renowned astronomers and engineers on Sat. Nov. 11, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

A panorama of a sunset over Mauna Kea observatory, home to more than a dozen telescopes. From left, the 8-meter Subaru (Japan), the twin 10-meter Keck I and II (California) and the 3-meter NASA Infrared Telescope Facility. Credit Babak Tafreshi/National Astronomical Observatory of Japan.

There will be dozens of science-rich, interactive booths such as:

  • Snap a picture I.D. of yourself in infrared
  • Treat your tastebuds to sub zero ice cream made with liquid nitrogen
  • Learn how to solder your very own flasher pin
  • Enjoy food for purchase, giveaways, prizes, and more!

Attendees will also be able to attend presentations for all ages that highlight the very latest Keck Observatory research, technology and ground-breaking science.

Free parking will be available.

For questions contact Mari-Ela Chock, Communications Officer, at (808) 881-3827 or [email protected]


Keck Observatory Waimea Headquarters is located at 65-1120 Mamalahoa Highway, Kamuela HI 96743.

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