Mauna Kea Observatories

Visiting Mauna Kea Observatories

Atop the island’s highest mountain, leading scientists from around the world have been conducting crucial research into the stars. Mauna Kea is crowned with multinational research facilities and observatories, studying the origins of the universe, and tracking unknown objects in the night sky. On a still awe-inspiring, but smaller scale, the Mauna Kea stargazing tour provides visitors a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see the island and the night sky from an unreal vantage point.

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