The Universe Tonight

Jul 3, 2010 6:00pm
UH Hilo Hoku Kea, Dr. David James

Hoku Ke'a

Dr. David James, Assistant Professor of Astronomy; Director, UH Hilo Hoku Kea


Hoku Kea is the newest telescope on Mauna Kea.  The telescope is one meter in diameter and will be used for the education of undergraduate students at the University of Hawaii at Hilo.  This will provide a unique opportunity for students to learn astronomy in a hands-on manner.  

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Open to everyone! Every night of the year from 6pm - 10pm MKVIS conducts star tours and operates several telescopes for public viewing by our knowledgeable guides.
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