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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Our guests tonight are observers from NASA and CIT-Y, using HIRESR and NIRC2-LGS respectively. Sun set 07:11:00pm rise 05:46:00am
Tonight observers from UCB/NASA/UCB and CIT-Y will use OSIRIS-NGS/OSIRIS-LGS/HIRESR and NIRC2-LGS. Sun set 07:11:00pm rise 05:46:00am
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Very stable atmosphere tonight. Observers @meg_bedell @intiwatay are enjoying a seeing of 0.35 arcsec, much better than typical conditions
Tonight the observers are Megan Bedell @meg_bedell (Chicago) and Jorge Melendez @intiwatay (Sao Paulo). They are observing twins of our Sun