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Stargazing LIVE

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Stargazing LIVE

Cost: $10 general admission ($8 for members, member level discounts apply)

View star clusters, nebulae and galaxies LIVE from the imaging telescopes at the Maunakea Visitor Center, all from the comfort of 'Imiloa's Planetarium! Join us on a journey to explore the stars and celestial objects from the 9,000 foot-level in real time!

Each month's program will focus on celestial objects seen in that season's sky. For instance, in the winter skies in Hawai'i we will look at the Orion Nebula, Pleiades, and put them in contexts with Hawaiian traditions.

A VIS staff member will orient the program’s participants to the night’s sky via a live feed, as well as introduce the instruments and techniques used to view a deep space object. In turn, the 'Imiloa planetarium operator will then take the audience to those objects for a more in-depth look.

General admission cost is $10; $8 for UHH/HawCC Students, Kupuna, Individual, Dual, and Family Members; $6 for Patron Members; Free for Silver, Gold, and Corporate Members. Pre-purchase tickets at the 'Imiloa front desk or by phone at (808) 932-8901.

Our live stargazing program is in partnership with the Onizuka Center for International Astronomy Visitor Information Station (VIS).


For your convenience, we've highlighted the event session including November 24, 2017.

Event Sessions

Date Time Location
November 24, 2017 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Planetarium
September 28, 2018 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Planetarium
October 26, 2018 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Planetarium
November 30, 2018 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Planetarium
December 28, 2018 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Planetarium