Observing Run: Comet ISON – Dr. Carey Lisse

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Join in on rebroadcast from October 26, 2013 of a rare look into science in the making at the W. M. Keck Observatory, home of the largest and most scientifically productive telescopes on Earth.

In the Keck II remote observing room, Dr. Carey Lisse, head of NASA's Comet ISON observation programs, is joined by astronomers Neil Dello Russo, Anita Cochran, Ron Vervack and Hideyo Kawakita. Our own Andrew Cooper hosts the lively discussion all about ISON and other famous comets, and offers a peek at the latest data being gathered from the mighty Keck II telescope. 


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We are setting up HIRESR on Keck 1 for CIT observers, NIRSPEC/NIRC2-NGS on Keck 2 for NASA observers. Sun set 07:09:00pm rise 05:48:00am
UCB observers will work with HIRESR tonight. And NASA/UCSD observers will work with NIRSPEC/NIRC2-NGS. Sun set 07:09:00pm rise 05:47:00am
Congratulations Andrea Ghez @UCLA and #GalacticCenter team! Love, W. M. Keck Observatory bit.ly/1DWqDI0
SCIENCE NEWS: Astronomers @keckobservatory & @NASA_Hubble use microlensing to find Uranus-sizd #exoplanet bit.ly/1DcPixb
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