Mauna Kea Summit Ridge seen from the Northeast

The Gemini telescope, on the right, is presently being built. Adjacent and to the left of the Gemini telescope is the UH 2.2-meter telescope. The extension at the top of the dome of this telescope houses a crane. This crane is used to bring the aluminizing tank to the telescope when the primary mirror is aluminized. (In most other telescopes, the mirror is transported to the aluminizing tank.) In the distance is the dormant volcano Hualalai.

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