Mauna Kea

Mauna Kea Sunrise Ocean of Clouds Astronomy Observatory on Mauna Kea

Gemini Telescope #1 UH 2.2 meter Telescope Gemini Telescope #2

On the top of Hawaii's highest mountain is one of the best places on the surface of the planet to observe stars. With virtually no interference from pollution or city lights, high above the clouds, Mauna Kea (4205 m/ 13796 ft) houses the world's largest astronomy observatory.

Subaru and Keck Telescopes Mauna Kea Submillimeter Array (SMA)

Pu`u Poliahu Pu`u Mahoe