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March 14, 2013

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Keck Week: 20th Anniversary of the Observatory

Cost: see Keck website for details
Location: Keck Observatory

A celebration of the 20th anniversary of the W.M. Keck Observatory

Keck Week 2013 is organized by the Friends of Keck Observatory to celebrate the Observatory’s outstanding scientific achievements, its scientists and committed supporters. 

On Thursday, March 14th and Friday, March 15th, 2013, the week will begin with a rare, all-star gathering at the Keck Observatory 20th Anniversary Science Meeting to be held at The Fairmont Orchid, Hawai’i.  The conference will feature presentations describing the legacy of astronomical discoveries along with previews of future innovations. 

Other events planned for Keck Week 2013 include:
•    Astronomy Live! Tonight – An Evening Under the Stars with Keck’s Astronomers;
•    Welcome to Our Universe – Keck Observatory’s Open House;
•    Star Struck: Keck Observatory Fundraising Gala;
•    Keck Tennis Match – An Exhibition Match with Keck Astronomers
•    Contact! – Viewing of the Feature Film; and
•    Hawai’i Astronomy – Exploration of Hawai’i’s Astronomical Education Centers.

For more information Visit keckobservatory.org