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A composite of four images during the partial and total lunar eclipse early Saturday morning. Photographed from the Mauna Kea Visitor Information Station at 9,300 feet. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Lunar eclipse can be seen from Hawaii (April 14)

This year Hawaii is the host of two(!) total lunar eclipses: One at April 14 and one at Oct. 8. The lunar eclipse of April 14th starts just before 7 pm Hawaiian time and ends half an hour after midnight April 15. The moon will be totally eclipsed between 21:08 and 22:23 April 14. The […]

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Perseids meteor shower peaks Aug. 11

Best of the ‘Big Three’ showers to watch from Hawaii in 2013

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Partial solar eclipse visible Thursday afternoon (May 9)

Stargazers may also see Eta Aquariids meteor shower through May 28

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Bumper year for stargazers: Meteor showers, planetary conjunctions, solar eclipse

Astonomy show kicks off with Quadrantids meteor shower (Jan. 3)

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Geminids: Best meteor shower of 2012 for Hawaii skywatchers

Named for Greek mythology twin brothers Castor and Pollux, the stars are the brightest in the constellation Gemini

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(Image courtesy of Gerrit van der Plas)

Perseids meteor shower (Aug 12 & 13)

One of the best of the year to watch from Hawaii

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Size difference for the moon during her closest approach (perigee) and farthest passing (apogee). The diameter of the moon during perigee is 14 percent larger. (Photo courtesy of NASA)

Eta Aquarids meteor shower and a super moon (May 5)

Full moon will look about 14 percent larger and 30 percent brighter

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Stargazers can expect to see 10-20 shooting stars per hour after 10:30 p.m. Saturday

Lyrids meteors expected to peak April 21

Stargazers can expect to see 10-20 shooting stars per hour after 10:30 p.m. Saturday

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Moon will be completely eclipsed between 4:06 a.m. and 4:57 a.m.; visible from Big Island

Hawaii perfectly placed to watch total lunar eclipse (Dec. 10)

Moon will be completely eclipsed between 4:06 a.m. and 4:57 a.m.; visible from Big Island

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Keep your eyes on the sky Friday night as the Delta Aquarids show off during the best meteor shower of the year

Delta Aquarids meteor shower peaks July 29

Keep your eyes on the sky Friday night as the Delta Aquarids show off during the best meteor shower of the year

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