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16th Annual Astro Day May 6, 2017   Leave a comment

16th Annual Astro Day May 6, 2017 ~

On Astronomy Day, thousands of people who have never looked through a telescope will have an opportunity to see first hand what has so many amateur and professional astronomers all excited. AstroDay in Hilo features over 40 exhibits, demonstrations and activity areas and musical performance throughout Prince Kuhio Plaza.
AstroDay presenters include the observatories on Mauna Kea, educators, students, Hawaiian culture groups and commercial vendors. Here are some of the presenters for this year:

šŸ”¹Canada France Hawaii Telescope (CFHT)
šŸ”¹East Asian Observatories (JCMT) / University of Arizona (CSO)

šŸ”¹Gemini Observatory

šŸ”¹Hilo Astronomy Club


šŸ”¹Institute for Astronomy (IfA)

šŸ”¹Imiloa Astronomy Center

šŸ”¹InfraRed Telescope Facility (IRTF)

šŸ”¹Keck Observatories


šŸ”¹Mauna Kea Visitor Information Station


šŸ”¹Smithsonian Sub-Millimeter Array (SMA)

šŸ”¹Subaru Telescope



šŸ”¹University of Hawaii at Hilo

šŸ”¹Very Long Baseline Array

More to be announced!

Date: May 6, 2017

Time: 10 am – 4 pm

Free event 

Location: Prince Kuhio Plaza, 111 E Puainako St Hilo, HI

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For more info contact: 808-640-9161

Photo + Article courtsey of:

Karen E. Bail


Fax: 808-883-2263