Keck Week Video #8: Keck and the Outer Solar System – Dr. Mike Brown

This video is given by one of the most well-known solar system astronomers in our community, Dr. Mike Brown from Caltech. This talk, featured at the Keck Week Science Meeting in March 2013, describes several objects discovered and characterized in our outer solar system including Haumea, a dwarf planet in the Kuiper Belt named after the Hawaiian goddess.

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Tonight observers from NASA and KECK will use MOSFIRE and NIRSPEC/NIRC2-NGS/PCS. Sun set 06:45:00pm rise 06:07:00am
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