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Astronomy Talk: What Wonderful Worlds – Exploring our Solar System

Astronomy Talk: What Wonderful Worlds – Exploring our Solar System

Kahilu Theatre

Knowledge about our own Solar System has increased by leaps and bounds over the past few decades...

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Astronomy Talk: America’s Space Program - NASA’s Roadmap to Tomorrow’s Missions

Astronomy Talk: America's Space Program - NASA's Roadmap to Tomorrow's Missions

Kahilu Theatre

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will discuss America’s space program and the challenges the...

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Astronomy Talk: Extreme Stars at the Center of the Galaxy

Astronomy Talk: Extreme Stars at the Center of the Galaxy

Kahilu Theatre

The Stellar Zoo at the center of our Milky Way Galaxy would be quite unfamiliar to a terrestrial...

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Astronomy Talk: The Art and Science of the Weather on the Island of Hawaii

Astronomy Talk: The Art and Science of the Weather on the Island of Hawaii

Kahilu Theatre

University of Hawaii Meterorology Professor, Steven Businger will offer a layman's look at the...

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Waimea Solar System Walk

Waimea Solar System Walk

The Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope and W. M. Keck Observatory are sponsoring the Waimea Solar...

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Observers from UC-lbnl/UCD will use MOSFIRE on Keck 1, while on Keck 2, UCD observers will use DEIMOS. Sun set 06:54:00pm rise 05:45:00am
On Keck 1, we have UH observers using MOSFIRE. On Keck 2, we have UCD observers using DEIMOS. Sun set 06:54:00pm rise 05:46:00am
UH observers will use MOSFIRE on Keck 1, and UCSC/UCLA observers will use ESI on Keck 2 tonight. Sun set 06:53:00pm rise 05:46:00am
Keck 1 target of opportunity! Detected the afterglow of a rare short-duration gamma ray burst. Extragalactic explosion, caught in the act.