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Maui's Pan-STARRS Telescope Finds "Strange Lonely Planet"
Maui’s Pan-STARRS Telescope Finds “Strange Lonely Planet”
October 10th, 2013 · Comments Off on Maui’s Pan-STARRS Telescope Finds “Strange Lonely Planet” · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

PSO J318.5-22 is located 80 light-years away from Earth, has a mass that is six times that of Jupiter, belongs to a collection of young stars called the Beta Pictoris moving group, and is “one of the lowest-mass free-floating objects known.”


Haleakala Solar Telescope To Begin Construction
Haleakala Solar Telescope To Begin Construction
November 13th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui Business
 

UH today announced that it has received the decision from the Hawaii Board of Land and Natural Resources allowing for the construction of the new solar telescope on Haleakala.


Maui Telescope Project Includes $20M Mitigation Grant
Maui Telescope Project Includes $20M Mitigation Grant
August 29th, 2011 · Comments Off on Maui Telescope Project Includes $20M Mitigation Grant · Featured, Maui News
 

The program includes development of STEM coursework in the Hawaiian language, and will focus efforts on students in secondary schools.


New Comet Found with Haleakala Pan-STARRS Telescope
New Comet Found with Haleakala Pan-STARRS Telescope
June 17th, 2011 · Comments Off on New Comet Found with Haleakala Pan-STARRS Telescope · Featured, Maui News
 

The comet is expected to be visible to the naked eye in early 2013, when it will be about as far away as Mercury.


Land Board approves Haleakala Management Plan and ATST
Land Board approves Haleakala Management Plan and ATST
December 8th, 2010 · 4 Comments · Featured, Maui News
 

The state BLNR approved a Conservation District Use Permit for the world’s largest solar telescope atop Haleakala on Maui. The $298 million Advanced Technology Solar