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NASA eClips™: Observatories on Mauna Kea
February 22, 2012

Target: Grades K-5

Length: 6 minutes 45 seconds

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Learn all about the optical telescopes on the summit of Mauna Kea in Hawaii. Find out why astronomers prefer the thin atmosphere found here and compare Earth-based telescopes to space telescopes like Hubble.

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