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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.

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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.

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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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LCO image opened in AstroImageJ and annotated to indicate the locations of the stars in a tertiary system. The position angle and separation of the A and C components were measured in this study, see work below by Slown, Freed, & Brazzle.

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Asteroid 2020 OO1, image courtesy of University of Hawai’i Institute for Astronomy HI STAR program.

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