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University of Hawaii Robotic Observatory

Josh Walawender and Russ Genet, March 2010


Important Advisory

The University of Hawaii Observatory is at 11,000 feet on Mauna Loa. It is spectacularly beautiful but it is cold and the air is very thin. Touring the telescope under these conditions can be very strenuous. There are important safety and health items to consider

1. You must be in good health, with no heart or
    breathing problems.

2. You will need to bring a warm (down or comparable)
    jacket, and a warm cap and gloves. (No surprise to
    an astronomer!)

NOAA Monitoring Station

Cosmic Background Telescope


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                        Tour Schedule
                Wednesday December 29

11:00 am-  Depart from CFHT Headquarters

12:00 pm- Box Lunch stop part way up Mauna Loa

1:00 pm - Tour of NOAA Monitoring Station

2:00 pm - Tour of University of Hawaii Robotic

2:45 pm - Tour of the Cosmic Background
3:30  pm - Leave Mauna Loa and return to Waimea

4:30 pm - Arrive back at CFHT Headquarters

Registration Fee for the
Mauna Loa Observatories Tour is $75 per person. 
It includes transportation and box lunch
To register

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Information on the  Mauna Kea Tour

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