KECK OBSERVATORY OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2008: WELCOME TO THE EDGE OF DISCOVERY

KECK OBSERVATORY OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2008: WELCOME TO THE EDGE OF DISCOVERY

Credit: Sarah Anderson

Waimea Parks and Recreation Summer Fun youth view the sun through a solar telescope.

(September 4th, 2008) W. M. Keck Observatorys 2008 Open House will feature “hands-on activities” and displays presenting the science, technology and excitement of astronomy.

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This is the life: Keck telescope, spectrograph that\'s a marvel of engineering, and 0.5\" seeing (Evan Kirby on behalf of @keckobservatory)
On Keck 1, we have CIT observers using LRIS-ADC. On Keck 2, we have CIT observers using DEIMOS. Sun set 06:50:00pm rise 05:56:00am
CIT observers will use LRIS-ADC on Keck 1, and CIT observers will use DEIMOS on Keck 2 tonight. Sun set 06:51:00pm rise 05:55:00am
Einstein Ring! Keck Observatory Helps Offer Best View Yet of Merging Galaxies in Distant Universe bit.ly/XTpYc6