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|A complete list of ALL the observatories and other astronomical facilities on Mauna Kea, complete with webcam and description links.||08/16/2009||704|
|A good list (but not all inclusive) of MANY Astronomical and Radio Observatories in California, with links and webcam links to many. EXCLUDED were private and some club observatories for security reasons. Please feel free to contact me to ADD a site to the list -- will keep it updated.||11/21/2008||993|
|Take a Tour of The Caldera at The Mauna Loa Volcano ~ See it as Only Google Earth can Show it ~ |
Double Click Mauna Loa Caldera ~ Then Hit The Play Button to Take a Tour that Only Google Earth Can Give ~ Make sure that the Terrain Layer is Engaged ~ Enjoy
|The Mauna Kea Observatory is one of the world's premier astronomical research facilities located on Mauna Kea on the Big Island of Hawai'i, USA. Founded in 1967, the Mauna Kea Observatory is part of the University of Hawai'i System and consists of various multi-national astronomical instruments. Located on a dormant volcano, the facilities are at an altitude of 13,796 feet (4205 meters) above s...||09/09/2005||889|
|An international team of astronomers may have set a new record in discovering what is the most distant known galaxy in the universe. Located an estimated 13 billion light-years away, the object is being viewed at a time only 750 million years after the big bang, when the universe was barely 5 percent of its current age. The primeval galaxy was identified by combining the power of NASA's Hubble ...||01/10/2009||845|
|One of the world's highest weather observatories at 3,106 metres in the Austrian Alps.||09/07/2005||904|
|All the observatory locations of Teide Observatory on Tenerife AND Roque De Los Muchachos on La Palma. Some amazing Telescopes! Comments - corrections send to firstname.lastname@example.org ||12/24/2008||566|
|The IAC´s headquarters and the administrative base of its international observatories are located in the campus of the University of La Laguna. As the habitual place of work of the greater part of its staff, it is a meeting point for the international astronomical community, a centre for research, technological development and training of researchers, engineers and technicians. It is also an ac...||10/21/2005||319|
|The Observatorio del Teide (Teide Observatory) is an astronomical observatory on Tenerife operated by the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias. Opened in 1964, it became one of the first major international observatories, attracting telescopes from different countries around the world because of the good astronomical seeing conditions. Later the emphasis for optical telescopes shifted more towa...||04/09/2007||341|
|The Anglo-Australian Observatory (AAO) is an optical/near-infrared astronomy observatory with its headquarters in suburban Sydney, Australia. Presently it is jointly funded by the United Kingdom and Australian governments and operates the 3.9 metre Anglo-Australian Telescope (AAT) and 1.2 metre UK Schmidt Telescope (UKST) at Siding Spring Observatory, located near the town of Coonabarabran, Aus...||11/19/2009||246|
|The Yuan-Tseh Lee Array for Microwave Background Anisotropy, also known as the Array for Microwave Background Anisotropy (AMiBA), is a radio telescope designed to observe the cosmic microwave background and the Sunyaev-Zel'dovich effect in clusters of galaxies. It is located on Mauna Loa in Hawaii, at 3,396 m above sea level.|
AMiBA is currently configured as a 7-element interfero...
|Roque de los Muchachos Observatory (Spanish: Observatorio del Roque de los Muchachos) is an astronomical observatory located in the municipality of Garafía on the island of La Palma in the Canary Islands. The observatory site is operated by the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias which is based on nearby Tenerife, and it is part of European Northern Observatory.
The seeing statistics mak...