Contest #109 Answer: Mauna Kea Observatories, Hawaii

Up on the Tallest Mountain in the world (as measured from the base), is the Astronomy Precinct, a 500 acre astronomical reserve on the top of Mauna Kea.  Founded in 1967, and managed by the University of Hawaii(check out the interactive link), the location is ideal for astronomical research.  There are many different types of telescopes and observatories from nations around the world.

those shooting for the stars tonight:

  • Daniel
  • Milosh, Serbia
  • Justin Yax
  • Ivar Bonsaksen
  • Munden
  • Karel
  • Dennis S