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Astronomy Talk: Using Shadows to Shed New Light
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Astronomy Talk: Using Shadows to Shed New Light James L. Green

Current estimates are that over 150 million Americans viewed the Great American Solar Eclipse on August 21, 2017 with another 60 million viewing it electronically from... Read more »

More Mystery Objects Detected Near Milky Way’s Supermassive Black Hole
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More Mystery Objects Detected Near Milky Way’s Supermassive Black Hole

Maunakea, Hawaii – Astronomers have discovered several bizarre objects at the Galactic Center that are concealing their true identity behind a smoke screen of dust; they look like gas clouds, but... Read more »

Keck Observatory Notifies Hawaii Department of Health of Small Oil Seepage at Keck I Telescope
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Keck Observatory Notifies Hawaii Department of Health of Small Oil Seepage at Keck I Telescope

KAMUELA, HI - W. M. Keck Observatory officials yesterday notified the Hawaii Department of Health (HDOH) that they detected a small seepage of oil from the hydraulic system supporting the Keck I... Read more »

Director’s Message: Kilauea Volcano Eruptions Update
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Director’s Message: Kilauea Volcano Eruptions Update

MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTORThursday, May 17, 2018 - We are deeply humbled by the outpouring of support shown to Keck Observatory from our local community as well as across the globe. Mahalo.Thanks to... Read more »

Director’s Message: Kilauea Volcano Eruptions
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Director’s Message: Kilauea Volcano Eruptions

MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR Sunday, May 6, 2018 - As you know, Hawaii Island is experiencing volcanic activity in the Puna district with multiple eruptions and hundreds of earthquakes over the past... Read more »

Astronomy Talk: The Golden Age of Space Exploration
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Astronomy Talk: The Golden Age of Space Exploration Charles Elachi

Over the last 50 years, JPL spacecraft have visited every planet in our solar system and roved for more than 14 years on the surface of Mars. In addition, spaceborne... Read more »

An Evening of Astronomy: Research Using the Keck Telescopes
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An Evening of Astronomy: Research Using the Keck Telescopes Greg Doppmann and Anna Ciurlo

Dr. Greg Doppmann, Keck Observatory Resident Astronomer, will share his research: Characterizing the Planet Forming Region around Young Stars Using Keck Observatory’s... Read more »

Astronomy Talk: Journey Through the Universe
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Astronomy Talk: Journey Through the Universe Brian Day

Brian Day will give a demonstration of the lunar and planetary mapping and modeling portals his team developed at NASA. He will take the audience on a tour of potential... Read more »

Keck Observatory Exoplanet Imaginarium
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Keck Observatory Exoplanet Imaginarium

WHERE IMAGINATION & SCIENCE MEET Maunakea, Hawaii - W. M. Keck Observatory has teamed up with exoplanet artist  Adam Makarenko, an award-winning photographer who produces photo-realistic images of... Read more »