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Moon Over Us astronomy club students from India, showing their certificates

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Global Sky Clubs - robotic telescopes for astronomy clubs

Edward Gomez | 10 May 2022
We are piloting a new program for school-based astronomy clubs, called Global Sky Clubs to support research projects in schools using our robotic telescopes.

2019 LCO summer interns

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Summer Intership 2022

Sarah Rettinger | 14 Mar 2022

This simulation of a supermassive black hole shows how it distorts the starry background and captures light, producing a black hole silhouettes. Image Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center; background, ESA/Gaia/DPAC.

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LCO Scientists Observe Lone Black Hole

Sandy Seale | 18 Feb 2022

Launch of the Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART Mission) as seen from Vandenberg Space Force Base on November 23, 2021.  Image Credit: Tim Lister, LCO.

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Randy Johnson and Big Binocs

People of LCO

Randy Johnson

03 Dec 2021

Network Facilities Manager

Students in the HI STAR program demonstrating their work in astronomy.

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Hawai'i Students Reach for the HI STARS

Sandy Seale | 24 Sep 2021

Edward Gomez using 3 different-sized balls to demonstrate the science behind a supernova explosion at Hong Kong Science Festival.

People of LCO

Edward Gomez

17 Sep 2021

Education Director

This image depicts a young star named GM Aur eating up gas and dust particles of a protoplanetary disk, which is represented by the green material surrounding the bright star. Image by M. M. Romanova

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Infant Star Observed by LCO Telescopes

Sandy Seale | 08 Sep 2021

A Night View of the New 1m Telescope from its Dome at Teide Observatory. Image Credit:  LCO.

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Todd Henderson on the job at Las Cumbres Observatory

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Todd Henderson

19 May 2021

Mechanical Project Engineer

Carole East with a Naxi tribe woman at the Tiger Leaping Gorge, Yunnan, China.

People of LCO

Carole East

08 Apr 2021

Finance and Contracts Manager

The MuSCAT3 multi-channel camera, shown before it shipped from Tokyo in the summer of 2020, for installation on the LCO 2m telescope at Haleakala Observatory.

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