Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee

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Gemini’s "Fast Turnaround" Observing Mode is LIVE!

Jan 15, 2015 - Gemini Observatory

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Jan 6, 2015 - Gemini Observatory

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Galactic Herding: New Image Brings Galaxy Diversity to Life

Jan 2, 2015 - Gemini Observatory

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Drawing in Color with Wendy Hollender

Dec 30, 2014 - Imiloa Astronomy Center

TMT Open House at the American Astronomical Society (AAS) Meeting

Dec 30, 2014 - Thirty Meter Telescope

TMT will host an Open House at the annual American Astronomical Society (AAS) meeting in Seattle, WA on Monday, 5 January, at 5:30 pm, in room 6B. read more

Hawaii's Astronomy Sector Brought an Economic Impact of $168 million in 2012

Dec 22, 2014 - Thirty Meter Telescope

Publication Name:  Pacific Business News Publication Date: ...

Call for New Membership in the TMT International Science Development Teams

Dec 18, 2014 - Thirty Meter Telescope

The second annual call for new members of the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) International Science Development Teams (ISDTs) is now open. The ISDTs are organized around eight...

Next Maunakea Skies Topic, Exoplanets!

Dec 9, 2014 - Imiloa Astronomy Center

Science Results - It's Filamentary: How Galaxies Evolve in the Cosmic Web

Dec 2, 2014 - Subaru Telescope

International team of astronomers proposes that filaments in the cosmic web played a critical role in the distant universe.

India Joins the Thirty Meter Telescope Project as a Full Member

Dec 2, 2014 - Thirty Meter Telescope

Today in New Delhi, officials of the government of India signed documents establishing the country as a full partner in the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) project. An...

Revisit the Skies Above Bethlehem

Nov 28, 2014 - Imiloa Astronomy Center

Science Results - Subaru Telescope Detects Sudden Appearance of Galaxies in the Early Universe

Nov 18, 2014 - Subaru Telescope

A team of astronomers used Suprime-Cam on the Subaru Telescope to look back more than 13 billion years and found seven early galaxies that appeared quite suddenly within 700...

Gemini Images Comet Hours Before Probe’s Landing

Nov 17, 2014 - Gemini Observatory

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TMT Launches The Hawaii Island New Knowledge (THINK) Fund - $1 Million Annually to Benefit Hawaii Island Students Pursuing STEM Disciplines

Nov 13, 2014 - Thirty Meter Telescope

The Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) has launched THINK (The Hawaii Island New Knowledge) Fund to better prepare Hawaii Island students to master STEM (Science, Technology,...

Pasadena Power - Business Manager Phil Lindquist Painting Featured in Exhibition

Nov 10, 2014 - Thirty Meter Telescope

A painting by TMT International Observatory Business Manager Phil Lindquist was selected for the "Contemporary Masters, Artistic Eden IV" exhibition at the Pasadena...

November's Maunakea Skies Talk with TMT

Nov 7, 2014 - Imiloa Astronomy Center

First Surface Observations of Oort Cloud Objects

Nov 7, 2014 - Gemini Observatory

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Quenching Star Formation in Cluster Galaxies

Nov 5, 2014 - Gemini Observatory

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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.


MKAOC Members hold regular public programs each month as well as special outreach events throughout the year.

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