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Astronomy Talk: A Deep View on the Early Universe, Extreme Makeovers and Overweight Galaxies
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Astronomy Talk: A Deep View on the Early Universe, Extreme Makeovers and Overweight Galaxies

Kahilu Theatre

As the building blocks of the Universe, galaxies are massive structures that can contain trillions...

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Live From Keck Observatory: The Supermassive Black Hole
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Live From Keck Observatory: The Supermassive Black Hole

Join us for a rare look into an observing run at the W. M. Keck Observatory, home of the two...

Astronomy Talk: First Light in the Universe, The End of the Cosmic Dark Ages
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Astronomy Talk: First Light in the Universe, The End of the Cosmic Dark Ages

In the first several hundred million years after the Big Bang, the Universe was too hot for stars...

Astronomy Talk: Zooming into the Center of our Galaxy with Keck Observatory
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Astronomy Talk: Zooming into the Center of our Galaxy with Keck Observatory

Kahilu Theatre

The Galactic Center Group at UCLA has used the W. M. Keck Observatory for the past two decades to...

Astronomy Talk: Examining the Planet-Forming Zone Around New Stars
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Astronomy Talk: Examining the Planet-Forming Zone Around New Stars

Kahilu Theater

W. M. Keck Observatory astronomer Greg Doppmann will give a talk on circumstellar disks that...

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Keck 1 HIRESR is scheduled with NASA observers. Keck 2 NIRC2-LGS is scheduled for NASA observers. Sun set 07:11:00pm rise 05:46:00am
We are setting up HIRESR on Keck 1 for NASA observers, DEIMOS on Keck 2 for UH observers. Sun set 07:12:00pm rise 05:45:00am
NASA observers will work with HIRESR tonight. And UH observers will work with DEIMOS. Sun set 07:12:00pm rise 05:45:00am
Observers from NASA will use HIRESR on Keck 1, while on Keck 2, UH observers will use ESI. Sun set 07:13:00pm rise 05:44:00am
"Record Precision Achieved in Mass Map of Galaxy Cluster Discovered from Mauna Kea" bit.ly/1nYiVn9