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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CIT observers will use MOSFIRE on Keck 1, and UH observers will use NIRC2-LGS on Keck 2 tonight. Sun set 06:45:00pm rise 05:57:00am
Our guests tonight are observers from CIT and UCI, using MOSFIRE and NIRC2-LGS respectively. Sun set 06:46:00pm rise 05:57:00am
Waiting for weather to improve. earth.nullschool.net
Tonight observers from NASA and NASA/UCB/KECK will use HIRESR and NIRSPEC/NIRC2-NGS/SSC+NIRSPEC. Sun set 06:47:00pm rise 05:57:00am
@BigDogStar @exploreplanets That would certainly be something.