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New telescope proposed for Valley Isle


    This image in the environmental assessment for the proposed PLANETS telescope on Haleakala shows the design and height of the telescope.

The University of Hawaii is proposing another cutting-edge mountaintop astronomy facility — this time the world’s highest-contrast optical telescope — but instead of creating a new imposing structure like the Thirty Meter Telescope or the Inouye solar telescope, it would simply replace an old one. Read more

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