Group of astronomical research facilities on the summit of Mauna Kea. In total there are 12 telescopes, each into separate buildings, some telescopes belong to the largest in the world. This is a special land use zone, named “Astronomy Precinct” and established in 1967. Summit of Mauna Kea is free of light pollution, here is low humidity and the atmospheric conditions, in general, are stable.

Location, GPS coordinates: 19.82431 N 155.47296 W
Categories: Scientific infrastructure, Astronomical research stations
Values: Architecture, Visual
Rating: 3.5 out of 10 stars
Where is located? Oceania, United States, Hawaii, Hawai’i, summit of Mauna Kea

Mauna Kea Observatory on the map
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