Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee

Caltech Submillimeter ObservatoryCanada France Hawaii TelescopeEast Asian ObservatoryGemini North TelescopeMauna Kea Coin ContestHI-SEASImiloa Astronomy Center of Hawai'iMauna Kea VolunteersMauna Kea Observatories Support Services/Visitor Information StationNASA Infrared Telescope FacilityPacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems (PISCES)Subaru Telescope (NAOJ)Submillimeter ArrayThirty Meter TelescopeUniversity of Hawai'i Hilo (Hoku Kea)University of Hawaii 2.2 MeterUniversity of Hawaii at Hilo Astrophysics ClubUniversity of Hawaii Institute for AstronomyVery Long Baseline ArrayW. M. Keck Observatory

Press Room

Media, Public Invited to Meet and Greet sMars Crew “Returning to Earth”

May 28, 2015 - HI-SEAS

The end of HI-SEAS III mission is fast approaching! June 13th, 2015 will be the exit date for the crew. To celebrate the exit the crew will be guided safely to Earth’s surface...

Sophie Milam’s Blog: Some time away from home

May 28, 2015 - HI-SEAS

May 24, 2015 Some time away from home Martha and I got to spend the day outside, we did science, we sun-tanned, we took a few lovely walks around the neighborhood, and I got to...

Sophie Milam’s Blog: Boats, archery and dixie-land jazz

May 28, 2015 - HI-SEAS

Boats, archery and dixie-land jazz What do all of these things have in common? My grampa, James K. He was gentle and patient and always seem to be humming, or at least that’s...

Discovery Harkens to Early Solar System

May 27, 2015 - Gemini Observatory

Figure 1. Image of HD 115600 showing a bright debris ring viewed nearly edge-on and located just beyond a Pluto-like distance to the star. One or more unseen solar...

Sophie Milam’s Blog: Don’t Smash Your Face!

May 17, 2015 - HI-SEAS

Dont Smash Your Face! Many of you think that Blastoff McRocketBoots is our 7th crew member, but actually he is our 8th. Long before our swishy tailed companion we had another...

Sophie Miliam’s Blog: Real Science on Fake Mars

May 14, 2015 - HI-SEAS

Real Science on Fake Mars (RSoFM) Hello and welcome to the new RSoFM page, here you’ll be able to find out all about the STEM outreach projects that the HI-SEAS III Crew has...

Science Results - Discovery of an Extremely Young Stellar Clump in the Distant Universe

May 14, 2015 - Subaru Telescope

A group of researchers from the "Service d'Astrophysique-Laboratoire AIM" of CEA-IRFU led by Anita Zanella discovered the birth cry of a massive star-forming clump in the disk...

Astronomers Baffled by Discovery of Rare Quasar Quartet

May 14, 2015 - W.M. Keck Observatory

Maunakea, Hawaii – Using the W. M. Keck Observatory in Hawaii, a group of astronomers led by Joseph Hennawi of the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy have discovered the...

Scientists at Keck Discover the Fluffiest Galaxies

May 14, 2015 - W.M. Keck Observatory

Maunakea, Hawaii – An international team of researchers led by Pieter van Dokkum at Yale University have used the W. M. Keck Observatory to confirm the existence of the...

UKIRT’s Contributions to Infrared Astronomy, May's Maunakea Skies Talk

May 12, 2015 - Imiloa Astronomy Center

Science Results - Subaru Telescope Observers Superflare Stars with Large Starspots

May 11, 2015 - Subaru Telescope

A team of astronomers has used the High Dispersion Spectrograph on the Subaru Telescope to conduct spectroscopic observations of Sun-like "superflare" stars first observed and...

Maunakea Science Featured at Inaugural Kealakehe Elementary School Science Showcase

May 8, 2015 - Canada France Hawaii Telescope

When Kealakehe Elementary School kindergarten teacher Candice Travalino approached the Office of Maunakea Management (OMKM) about coming to her school, an idea sparked and soon...

Evenings with Astronomers: Galaxy Formation – A Journey through Cosmic Time

May 7, 2015 - W.M. Keck Observatory

Our journey begins some 13.7 billion years ago with the Big Bang. All the structure and diversity that we see around us today evolved from the primordial soup of matter and...

Zak Wilson’s Blog: Print your very own Martian habitat

May 5, 2015 - HI-SEAS

Print your very own Martian habitat! May 6, 2015 I completed a model of our habitat that I’ve been working on for a while. I uploaded it to Thingiverse, so people can print...

Scientists at Keck Measure Farthest Galaxy Ever

May 5, 2015 - W.M. Keck Observatory

Maunakea, Hawaii – An international team of astronomers, led by Yale and the University of California, Santa Cruz, pushed back the cosmic frontier of galaxy exploration to...

Mother's Day High Tea and Chat

Apr 30, 2015 - Imiloa Astronomy Center

The Dark Matter Conspiracy

Apr 29, 2015 - W.M. Keck Observatory

Maunakea, Hawaii – An international team of astronomers, led by Michele Cappellari from the University of Oxford, has used data gathered by the W. M. Keck Observatory in...

Robot Discovers Two New Neighbors

Apr 28, 2015 - W.M. Keck Observatory

Maunakea, Hawaii – A team of astronomers using ground-based telescopes in Hawaii, California, and Arizona recently discovered a planetary system orbiting a nearby star...

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OUR MISSION: The Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee (MKAOC) coordinates and organizes the collective outreach efforts of the astronomy community and acts as a forum for the astronomy community and related organizations to plan and coordinate outreach activities.

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NASA Infrared Telescope Facility Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems (PISCES) Subaru Telescope (NAOJ)
Submillimeter Array Thirty Meter Telescope University of Hawai'i Hilo (Hoku Kea)
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Very Long Baseline Array W. M. Keck Observatory HI-SEAS
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