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California Institute of Technology Submillimeter Telescope. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

Caltech Submillimeter Observatory being decommissioned

Caltech is proceeding to decommission the Caltech Submillimeter Observatory (CSO) on Hawaii Island’s Maunakea. CSO began operations in 1987 and ceased scientific observations in September 2015.

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Mauna Kea summit area at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, February 28, 2015. Photo courtesy of UH-Hilo.

Plans underway to decomission UH Hoku Ke‘a telescope on Mauna Kea

The University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo will begin the process of decommissioning the Hoku Keʻa, the UH Hilo Educational Telescope on Maunakea, in early 2016. UH Hilo will follow the decommissioning process outlined in the Office of Mauna Kea Management’s Comprehensive Management Plan.

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Thirty Meter Telescope draft EIS released

The purpose of the Draft EIS is to present the existing environmental conditions, analyze the potential effects of the project, and identify ways to minimize potential adverse impacts.

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Caltech Submillimeter Observatory in Hawaii to be decommissioned

Caltech Submillimeter Observatory in Hawaii to be decommissioned

  MEDIA RELEASE   Caltech will begin decommissioning the Caltech Submillimeter Observatory (CSO) in Hawaii. Plans call for the dismantling of the observatory to begin in 2016, with the return of the site to its natural state by 2018. The decommissioning of the CSO is due to the construction of the next generation of radio […]

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Keck Observatory Hosts Mauna Kea Lecture Series

In celebration of the International Year of Astronomy and commemorating 400 years of the telescope, the 2009 Maunakea Lecture Series will feature the latest in cosmic discovery presented by the directors of the observatories of Mauna Kea. You are invited to attend the February Maunakea Lecture titled “Astronomy with Aloha” by Christian Veillet, the executive […]

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