Archive for the tag "Mauna Kea"

A Hawaii Amakihi about to feed on mamane flowers.

Hawai‘i ‘amakihi

The small mirror in the Cassegrain cabin of the James Clerk Maxwell Telescope on Mauna Kea

Telescope reflecting

Maui and Kohala Mountain as seen from Pu'u Ahumoa on the lower slopes of Mauna Kea.

The view from from Pu’u Ahumoa

This is Hualalai volcano soon after sunrise, as seen from the western slope of Mauna Kea.

Hualalai in early morning light

Webs on the ground catch the early morning sunlight.

Abstracts: Morning webs

The flowers of the mamane tree in Hawaii.


Snow on Mauna Kea

Mauna Kea’s winter wonderland

The CalTech Submillimeter Telescope is one of 13 currently operating on Mauna Kea.

Mauna Kea telescopes