Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee

MKAOC Organizations

Mauna Kea Telescopes

TelescopeTypeWavelengthSizeCountries/OrganizationFirst Light
UH 0.9m Hoku Kea Telescope Optical/Infrared   0.9m University of Hawaii  
UH 2.2m Telescope Optical/Infrared   2.2m University of Hawaii 1970
NASA Infrared Telescope Facility (IRTF) Infrared   3.0m NASA 1979
Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope (CFHT) Optical/Infrared   3.6m Canada/France/UH 1979
United Kingdom Infrared Telescope (UKIRT) Infrared 0.8 to 30 microns 3.8m United Kingdom 1979
W.M. Keck Observatory Keck I Optical/Infrared 0.3 to 5 microns 10m Caltech/University of California 1992
W.M. Keck Observatory Keck II Optical/Infrared 0.3 to 5 microns 10m Caltech/University of California 1996
Subaru Telescope (NAOJ) Optical/Infrared 0.3 to 25 microns 8.2m Japan (NAOJ) 1999
Gemini North Telescope Optical/Infrared 0.35 to 25 microns 8.1m USA/UK/Canada/Argentina
/Australia/Brazil/Chile
1999
Caltech Submillimeter Observatory (CSO) Submillimeter 300 microns to 2.1 millimeters 10.4m Caltech 1987
James Clerk Maxwell Telescope (JCMT) Submillimeter 200 microns to 2 millimeters 15m East Asian Observatory 1987
Submillimeter Array (SMA) Submillimeter 0.3 to 1.7 millimeters 8X6m Smithsonian Astrophysical
Observatory/Taiwan
2002
Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA) Radio   25m NRAO/AUI/NSF 1992

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Caltech Submillimeter Observatory Canada France Hawaii Telescope Gemini North Telescope
Imiloa Astronomy Center of Hawai'i East Asian Observatory Mauna Kea Observatories Support Services/Visitor Information Station
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)
University of Hawaii 2.2 Meter University of Hawaii at Hilo Astrophysics Club University of Hawaii Institute for Astronomy
Very Long Baseline Array W. M. Keck Observatory HI-SEAS
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