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The observatory on the slopes of Mauna Kea

At the top of an extinct volcano in Hawaii are the tools to explore the various objects of the northern hemisphere. Just imagine the height of 4200 meters and there is an observatory, which explores various phenomena such as the weather and not only.

The observatory on the slopes of Mauna Kea 2

The astronomer who works at the observatory, made beautiful pictures of the landscape that surrounds the observatory. You imagine and can not imagine that such a capture as the storm clouds gather. Or how cloud winds begin to blow as they chase the clouds in the sky. To see the sunset, the best place you simply can not find. Standing on the slopes of Mauna Kea and behold, as the sun sets, it’s an amazing spectacle that is simply not possible to express in words.

The observatory on the slopes of Mauna Kea 3

Observatory is an international project, which includes a number of independent research centers. The observatory was founded in 1967 and still works fine. In order to collect at least one of the telescopes must be very good to try. That is, since they are very large, collected from each of the mirrors 36 polished sections. If you look at them individually, it is important to know that each of them represents a 1.8 meter segment. In addition, each of them equipped with optics.

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Describe each of these tools is very difficult, since not everyone understands just technical issues, and it’s not for all tourists is important. They are the main things to be beautiful. But coming here, you know what a great place you will not find. And by themselves Hawaii is an amazing place that attracts not only an observatory, but also for its flora, fauna, etc.

The observatory on the slopes of Mauna Kea 5

So come to Hawaii, you can simply to relax, and you can still be a need for a wonderful holiday. Sun, sea, sand, palm trees and just entertainment – it’s everything you need to tourists.

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