Keck Week Video #17: The Early Universe As Seen By Keck – Dr. Richard Ellis


Captured at Keck Week this past March, this presentation by Caltech’s Dr. Richard Ellis describes how he and other scientists employ Keck’s powerful instruments to determine with remarkable accuracy the age of light from distant objects that originated in the first 7 percent of the Universe's existence.

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Tonight observers from Yale and KECK will use MOSFIRE and NIRC2-LGS. Sun set 06:22:00pm rise 06:48:00am
Excellent find! Great job! Gigantic ring system around J1407b much larger, heavier than Saturn’s : NewsCenter bit.ly/1zVwcbP
MOSFIRE and NIRSPEC are the instruments tonight. Observers are from Subaru and CIT-Y. Sun set 06:21:00pm rise 06:48:00am
The sky is ready for HIRESR and NIRC2-LGS. Our observers from ANU and UCSC are also ready. Sun set 06:20:00pm rise 06:48:00am
@AsteroidEnergy See! You could barely name enough for two hands! ;)