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Keck Astronomy Talks are supported by the Rob and Terry Ryan Foundation and the Rising Stars Fund.

Waimea Solar System Walk
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Waimea Solar System Walk

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

Cosmic Cup: Hawaiian-Style Polo Match Fundraiser
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Cosmic Cup: Hawaiian-Style Polo Match Fundraiser

Waikii Ranch Club House, Mauna Kea, Hawaii

Please join us for a festive, Hawaiian-style polo afternoon and support the frontiers of discovery!...

Past Events

TEDx Kamuela
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TEDx Kamuela

Kahilu Theatre

Our very own Greg Wirth and Jason Chin will be be two of the presenters at this first-ever TEDx...

Cosmic Movie: Particle Fever
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Cosmic Movie: Particle Fever

KahiluTheatre - Free and open to the public

DOORS OPEN AT 6:00p MOVIE STARTS AT 6:30pFor the first time, a film gives audiences a front row...

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...

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...

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Tonight observers from NASA and CIT will use LRIS-ADC and DEIMOS. Sun set 06:02:00pm rise 06:10:00am
Comet Siding Spring and Mars in a never-before-seen close passage on 10/19/14 1.usa.gov/12swEQi pic.twitter.com/JRocfaMkoe
LRIS-ADC and DEIMOS are the instruments tonight. Observers are from UCLA and UCSC. Sun set 06:04:00pm rise 06:09:00am
Here on Keck 2 the 1st of our 2 primary fields has just risen above the horizon, so we are busily collecting photons from distant galaxies.
Howdy! This is @rhaegal on Keck 2 with grad student Intae, searching for the most distant galaxies with deep spectroscopy on DEIMOS.