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Mauna Kea VIS open for Perseid Meteor Shower (Aug. 12)

Mauna Kea VIS open for Perseid Meteor Shower (Aug. 12)

(Editor’s note: The Onizuka Center for International Astronomy Visitor Information Station on Mauna Kea will be open to the public for meteor viewing. Astronomy experts will be on hand to answer questions.) Special to Hawaii 24/7 by Andrew Cooper | A Darker View A warm summer evening is the perfect time to be out under […]

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Cooper views: Meteors are cool

Cooper views: Meteors are cool

Karin Stanton | Hawaii 24/7 Contributing Editor If there are gonna be meteors, I’m gonna be in the back yard looking up. I went outside, looked up, got cold and shuffled back inside to put on some socks. Andrew Cooper, however, braved the cold, the snow and the dark to capture this photo. We – […]

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Mauna Kea. Astronaut photograph was acquired on April 28, 2009, with a Nikon D2Xs digital camera fitted with a 400 mm lens and is provided by the ISS Crew Earth Observations experiment and the Image Science & Analysis Laboratory, Johnson Space Center.

Wish you were here? As seen from space

Mauna Kea. Astronaut photograph was acquired on April 28, 2009, with a Nikon D2Xs digital camera fitted with a 400 mm lens and is provided by the ISS Crew Earth Observations experiment and the Image Science & Analysis Laboratory, Johnson Space Center.

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Get up! Go see the nAquariid meteor shower

Get up! Go see the nAquariid meteor shower

Special to Hawaii247.com by Andrew Cooper The early hours of dawn Tuesday, May 5 will see the peak of the ηAquariid meteor shower.  This is a reliable shower that produces anywhere from 40-80 meteors each hour near peak. Resulting from debris left behind by Comet 1P/Halley this shower approaches the Earth from the direction of […]

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Comet Lulin visible in morning skies: Discovered in 2007 by Chinese astronomer Quanzhi Ye, this comet is unusual because it has two tails.

Check the morning skies for Comet Lulin

Comet Lulin visible in morning skies: Discovered in 2007 by Chinese astronomer Quanzhi Ye, this comet is unusual because it has two tails.

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This month the full Moon will be just a little bigger and brighter than usual. This Friday's full Moon, the "Long Night Moon" as it occurs just before the winter solstice, may seem unusual if you take a moment to step outside and view it

A Bigger, Brighter Full Moon

This month the full Moon will be just a little bigger and brighter than usual. This Friday’s full Moon, the “Long Night Moon” as it occurs just before the winter solstice, may seem unusual if you take a moment to step outside and view it

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