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Decoding the Red Planet at Octobers Maunakea Skies Talk

Decoding the Red Planet

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Hilo, Hawai‘i – Join Dr. Bo Reipurth, Institute for Astronomy, for his talk entitled “Mars, the Red Planet, in Culture and Science” on Friday, October 17, at 7 p.m. ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center’s next Maunakea Skies Talk will summarize the changing views of Mars from antiquity to the present day, and will be illustrated with many of the stunning images brought back from the missions to Mars.
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Black Holes Topic for September's Maunakea Skies Talk

Black Holes:  Monsters of the Universe 

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Hilo, Hawai‘i – ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center’s next Maunakea Skies Talk will bring the planetarium audience to the edge of darkness. Join Dr. Geoffrey Bower, Academica Sinica Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics, for his talk entitled Black Holes: the Monsters of the Universe on Friday, September 19, at 7 p.m.
 
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The Little Telescope that Could at the Next Maunakea Skies talk Aug. 12

The Little Telescope that Could
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Hilo, Hawai‘i – Have you ever wondered what astronomers really see when using a telescope? Join support Astronomer Michael Connelley for ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center’s next Maunakea Skies Talk on Friday, August 15, at 7 p.m. as we eavesdrop on live observations at the NASA Infrared Telescope Facility (IRTF).

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The Diagram taht Spawned a Galay

The Diagram that Spawned a Galaxy
Next Maunakea Skies at ‘Imiloa


Hilo, Hawai‘i – Dr. Gregory D. Wirth, Support Astronomer at the W. M. Keck Observatory, will lead a lively talk on the plotting of stars’ luminosity and surface temperature at ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center’s Maunakea Skies talk entitled, The Diagram that Spawned a Galaxy. The talk is in the ‘Imiloa planetarium on Friday, July 18, 2014 at 7 pm.

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2014 Pacific Astronomy and Engineering Summit

Posted July 12, 2014 | Categories: Press Releases, Announcement

Second Pacific Astronomy and Engineering Summit Slated
Hilo to host high school students from China, Japan, India, Canada and Hawaiʻi


Hilo, Hawai‘i
-The second annual Pacific Astronomy and Engineering Summit (PAES), hosted by ʻImiloa Astronomy Center, coordinated by the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo Conference Center and sponsored by the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT), County of Hawaiʻi Department of Research and Development and Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee (MKAOC) which is hosted by ʻImiloa Astronomy Center, will gather high school students and educators from the TMT partner countries: Japan, China, India, Canada and the United States (Hawai‘i). Held from July 21-25, 2014 at ‘Imiloa, located on the upper campus of the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo, the summit will be an intensive five-day forum focused on astronomy and engineering.

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