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Cloudcam view of the lightning storm over Hilo

Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope’s Cloudcam captured the huge electrical storm over the Big Island Saturday night (Oct 26-27).

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Surprise pancake structure in Andromeda Galaxy upends galactic understanding

MEDIA RELEASE Astronomers using the Canada-France-Hawaii and W. M. Keck Observatory telescopes on the summit of Mauna Kea, Hawaii have been amazed to find a group of dwarf galaxies moving in unison in the vicinity of the Andromeda Galaxy. The structure of these small galaxies lies in a plane, analogous to the planets of the […]

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Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope makes list of ’25 Most Interesting Webcams’

The 2011 honors were awarded to a variety of webcams, featuring everything from Schnauzer puppies to a Hawaii telescope to a ship pier at Cape Canaveral to volcanoes to a natural wonder of the world.

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In the early morning hours of Wednesday (June 22) cameras outside the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope and Subaru Telescope captured a mysterious bubble of light in the Eastern sky.

Mystery flash in sky seen from Mauna Kea has folks baffled

In the early morning hours of Wednesday (June 22) cameras outside the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope and Subaru Telescope captured a mysterious bubble of light in the Eastern sky.

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Hawaii telescopes spy new candidate for coldest 'star'

Hawaii telescopes spy new candidate for coldest ‘star’

MEDIA RELEASE There is a new candidate for coldest known star: a brown dwarf with about the same temperature as a hot cup of coffee. That’s cool enough to begin crossing the blurry line between small cold stars and big hot planets. Brown dwarfs are essentially failed stars: they lack the mass and gravity to […]

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Please join us for North Hawaii’s second annual Solar System Walk, a fun and  educational family event that will take place Saturday, August 7, 2010 between  10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Provided with your own Solar System passport, you will journey along Mamalahoa Highway on a  path that represents a half-mile scale model of our Solar System beginning with the Sun at  Keck Observatory headquarters and extending to the Kuiper Belt at Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope  headquarters.

Walk through the Solar System Saturday (Aug 7)

Please join us for North Hawaii’s second annual Solar System Walk, a fun and educational family event that will take place Saturday, August 7, 2010 between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Provided with your own Solar System passport, you will journey along Mamalahoa Highway on a path that represents a half-mile scale model of our […]

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