Haleakala Observatory

Haleakala Observatory

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Haleakala Observatory on the island of Maui, also known as the Haleakala High Altitude Observatory Site, is the location of Hawaii's first astronomical research observatory. It is owned by the Institute for Astronomy of the University of Hawai'i, which operates some of the facilities on the site and leases portions to other organizations. Tenants include the Air Force Research Laboratory and the Las Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope Network. At over 3,050 meters in altitude, the summit of Haleakala is above one third of the Earth's atmosphere and has excellent astronomical seeing conditions.
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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 104g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136337010
  • 9786136337012