About Mauna Kea Observatories
The Institute for Astronomy at the University of Hawaiʻi
The Institute for Astronomy at the University of Hawaiʻi conducts research into galaxies, cosmology, stars, planets, and the Sun. Its faculty and staff are also involved in astronomy education, and in the development and management of the observatories on Haleakala, on Maui, and Mauna Kea, on Big Island.
NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day
Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer. Click either the image or the above link to take you to the Astronomy Picture of the Day.