Astronomers Discover Monster Galaxy With Maunakea Telescope

A team of astronomers has discovered an unusual monster galaxy that existed about 12 billion years ago using a telescope on Maunakea.
February 06, 2020

Astronomers on Maunakea Discover New Objects in Galaxy

Astronomers from UCLA and W. M. Keck Observatory discovered four more bizarre objects near the Milky Way galaxy's supermassive black hole.
January 15, 2020

Evidence Shows Possibility of Volcanic Activity on Venus

A study conducted by a University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa planetary scientist revealed evidence of possibly active volcanic activity on Venus.
January 11, 2020

High-Speed Video Cameras Capture Shooting Stars

A new monitoring system was installed on existing rooftop buildings on Maunakea and Haleakalā, which allows astronomers to detect meteors through a different lens.
December 17, 2019

UH Searches for New Astronomy Director

The search has officially begun to find the next director for the Institute for Astronomy at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa.
December 10, 2019

Water Vapor Confirmed on Jupiter Moon

The team measured the vapor by peering at Europa through W. M. Keck Observatory in Hawai‘i, one of the world's largest telescopes.
November 19, 2019

Astronomy in Transit

The transit of Mercury will not be seen from Earth again until November 2032, and not from Hawaiʻi until 2049.
November 17, 2019

Astronomers Catch Wind Rushing Out of Galaxy

Astronomers using the W.M Keck Observatory on Maunakea observed a galaxy eject huge amounts of gas into space.
October 31, 2019

Search Begins for New UH Astronomy Director

The University of Hawai‘i Institute for Astronomy is in the market for a new director and as of Tuesday, the search has officially begun.
October 22, 2019

Oldest Galaxy Protocluster Discovered

Using multiple Maunakea Observatories, an international team of astronomers has discovered the earliest protocluster ever found.
September 29, 2019

 
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