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

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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
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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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

People of LCO
19 May 2021

Mechanical Project Engineer

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

People of LCO
08 Apr 2021

Finance and Contracts Manager

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

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Dr. Edward Gomez leads a physics demonstration with students in Hong Kong.

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Sandy Seale | 29 Oct 2020
The Las Cumbres Observatory Education Director, Dr. Edward Gomez, has been awarded the 2020 Lise Meitner Silver Subject medal by the Institute of Physics “for substantial contributions to physics engagement and raising aspirations of children via pub

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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