A Starry Night of Mauna Kea

By: Kwon O Chul


Region: Australia and Pacific

Site: Mauna Kea-Hawaii - USA

Date: May 2014

This timelapse video takes us to one of the world's best sites for astronomical observation where the night is pristine and as dark as you can find. The 4200m summit of Mauna Kea in Hawaii houses some of the world's largest leading telescopes for optical, infrared, and submillimeter astronomy. This sunset to sunrise video also shows appearance of various phenomena such as the zodiacal light, airglow, the Earth Shadow.

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