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Maunakea Skies Talk

Third Friday of each month at 7:00 pm



Show format 


Maunakea Skies begins with a traditional tour of the current night sky featuring stars, constellations and planets visible to the unaided eye in our stunning Hawai’i Island skies. Following this, a special guest from one of Mauna Kea’s world class observatories will present on a topic of their choosing. Recent topics have included “Mars: The Red Planet in Culture and Science”, “Observing Exoplanets with Small and Large Telescopes” and “IRTF: The Little Telescope That Could”. Following the presentation, audience members will be able to ask their own astronomy questions during a Q&A with the special guest presenter. 

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(Guests and topics are announced as soon as the information is available.)