Keck Week Video #14: Keck Observatory and NASA’s Space Missions Reveal the Secrets of the Cosmos – Dr. Charles Beichman

The partnership between NASA and Keck Observatory has done much to expand our understanding of the Universe. NASA's Dr. Charles Beichman describes what Keck Observatory's contributions have meant to NASA programs and why NASA continues to value its partnership in Keck Observatory even in difficult budgetary periods.

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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.
Tonight's schedule is LRIS-ADC on Keck 1 and DEIMOS on Keck 2 for our lucky observers from UCLA and NASA. Sun set 06:04:00pm rise 06:09:00am
Griffith Observatory TV on Livestream. bit.ly/1tJbDNx