Imiloa, Hilo Attractions | October 20, 2012
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October 20, 2012

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Maunakea Skies Talk

Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost: $5 for Members, $8 for Non-members
Location: Planetarium

Learn about the Hawaiian night sky at the monthly Maunakea Skies program where astronomers from Maunakea observatories speak about recent discoveries. These tours of the Universe will be in stereo 3D. General admission is $8. To reserve your seat, sign up at ‘Imiloa’s front desk or call (808) 969-9703.   It will be the third Saturday of every month, at 7:00 p.m. 

Maunakea Skies 2012


Sagan Planet Walk Exhibit

Cost: Located in the 'Imiloa gardens
Location: 'Imiloa Gardens

Ithaca New York's Sciencenter’s Sagan Planet Walk is the largest exhibition in the world! On September 28 the exhibition  expanded  from Ithaca to Hawaiʻi to include the star nearest to the Sun, Alpha Centauri. In keeping with the 1 to 5 billion scale of the exhibition, this new star station will be located on the Big Island of Hawaiʻi at the ʻImiloa Astronomy Center of the University of Hawaiʻi. The newly expanded Sagan Planet Walk will measure 8,000 km (5,000 mi) from end to end.

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