Sunset at Mauna Kea

At the top of the tallest volcanic mountains on Hawaii are the world’s premier telescopes.  They are here because the air is calm and dry, high above the clouds and turbulence of lower elevations.  The tradeoff is cold and snow, a small price to pay for the chance to explore the secrets of the universe.

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Mauna Kea, Hawaii
3 January 2017
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