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Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope. Courtesy Photo.

Dr. Simons, Director at Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope, talk in Hilo Friday (March 16)

Learn about future astronomical discoveries at ‘Imiloa’s Maunakea Skies talk with Dr. Doug Simons, Director at the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope (CFHT) on Friday, March 16 at 7 p.m.

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Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope. Photo courtesy of CFHT

‘Imiloa presents: Cracking the Code of Existence-Universal Questions and Answers from Maunakea

Dr. Doug Simons, Executive Director of the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope, will delve into “precision cosmology,” studying the structure, evolution and origin of the entire Universe, and observations of objects near the edge of the visible Universe.

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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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Wish you were here? A New Year Dawning on Mauna Kea

The last sunset and moonrise of 2012 over Hilo along with the early dawn of 2013 from atop Mauna Kea.

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The Munoz 1 globular cluster is seen to the right of the Ursa Minor dwarf galaxy in this image from the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope MegaCam imager. Image by Geha & Munoz

‘Ridiculously’ dim group of stars found beyond the Milky Way

A team of American, Canadian and Chilean astronomers have stumbled onto a remarkably faint cluster of stars orbiting the Milky Way that puts out as much light as only 120 modest Sun-like stars. The tiny cluster, called Muñoz 1, was discovered near a dwarf galaxy in a survey of satellites around the Milky Way using […]

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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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The access road to Mauna Kea summit is closed to the public due to ice and snow on all summit roads. The road will remain closed through Thursday morning (Nov 10).

Snow and ice closes Mauna Kea Access Road to public

The access road to Mauna Kea summit is closed to the public due to ice and snow on all summit roads. The road will remain closed through Thursday morning (Nov 10).

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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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Lightning over the Hamakua Coast as seen through the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope cloudcam early Monday morning (Jan 31) .

Hamakua Coast lightning

Lightning over the Hamakua Coast as seen through the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope cloudcam early Monday morning (Jan 31) .

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A time-lapse video from Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope's new low-light cloudcam showing storm clouds and lightning over the city lights of Hilo Wednesday night (Jan 12-13).

Wind advisory for Big Island summits with gusts up to 45 mph

A time-lapse video from Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope’s new low-light cloudcam showing storm clouds and lightning over the city lights of Hilo Wednesday night (Jan 12-13).

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Family Library Night Astronomy Edition in Kailua-Kona

Family Library Night Astronomy Edition in Kailua-Kona

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