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Mauna Kea Observatory 26 January, 2002
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26 January, 2002.
Rich was the
tour guide. He knows
EVERYTHING about all this.
Visitors' Center Caveats
On the way up: [wav]
Clouds above, Lava below...
The summit is shrouded in clouds.
At 9,000 feet you should rest here for an hour to become used to the altitude. This is the Visitors' Center -- it is higher than any other telescope, except for those at the peak of Mauna Kea.
Turn Left at Orion: A Hundred Night Sky Objects
to See in a Small Telescope -- and How to Find Them
by Guy Consolmagno, et al
Average Customer Review: Owners of small telescopes will appreciated this revised edition of a classic, which has been updated to AD 2006, and which includes hundreds of night sky objects easily viewed by the home observer. Read more
Check the weather before you go
Kitt Peak National Observatory
Links: A night View of the earth: antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov
The solar system has 5 dwarf planets --
Ceres, Pluto, Eris Makemake and Haumea.
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