Tag Archives: Hawaii

Mauna Kea Heavens Timelapse or Three Minutes of Telescopes Shooting Lasers into Space

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Shot over a period of three nights in April of this year, this timelapse from Sean Goebel shows the myriad telescopes at the summit of Mauna Kea in Hawaii. The clear view at 14,000 feet is the premiere location for astronomy in the Northern Hemisphere. The lasers you see are called laser guide stars and they help astronomers correct the atmospheric distortion of light by creating an artificial “star” to use as a reference point. (via Coudal)

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New Works by DALeast and Faith47 at Pow Wow in Hawaii

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South African artist DALest and his wife Faith47 just completed these great new avian-themed pieces as part of Pow Wow 13, an annual contemporary art movement in Hawaii. See lots more coverage over at Arrested Motion. (vi arrested motion)

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Two wonderful maps featuring the two often cartographically unrepresented U.S. states by San Francisco-based art director Tor Weeks. For sale here, just $12. (via bldgwlf)

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