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Snapshots

  1. James Clerk Maxwell Telescope

    Snapshot Title: James Clerk Maxwell Telescope
    Taken by: Fred Espenak

    Image: Mauna Kea Observatory, Hawaii
    Image Owner: Fred Espenak



    Description:

    The James Clerk Maxwell Telescope is a 15-meter diameter dish also used for submillimeter astronomy and is operated by the UK, Netherlands and Canada.



  2. W. M. Keck Observatory

    Snapshot Title: W. M. Keck Observatory
    Taken by: Fred Espenak

    Image: Mauna Kea Observatory, Hawaii
    Image Owner: Fred Espenak



    Description:

    The twin domes of the W. M. Keck Observatory house two 10-meter telescopes operated by Caltech and University of California.



  3. Subaru Telescope

    Snapshot Title: Subaru Telescope
    Taken by: Fred Espenak

    Image: Mauna Kea Observatory, Hawaii
    Image Owner: Fred Espenak



    Description:

    Japan's Subaru Telescope has a diameter of 8.3 meters and is used for optical and IR astronomy.



  4. NASA Infrared Telescope Facility

    Snapshot Title: NASA Infrared Telescope Facility
    Taken by: Fred Espenak

    Image: Mauna Kea Observatory, Hawaii
    Image Owner: Fred Espenak



    Description:

    The silver dome of the NASA Infrared Telescope Facility contains a 3.0-meter infrared telescope operated by University of Hawaii for NASA.



  5. Caltech Submillimeter Observatory

    Snapshot Title: Caltech Submillimeter Observatory
    Taken by: Fred Espenak

    Image: Mauna Kea Observatory, Hawaii
    Image Owner: Fred Espenak



    Description:

    The silver 'golf ball' dome of the Caltech Submillimeter Observatory contains a 10.4-meter dish.