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Why Are There So Many Telescopes in Hawaii?

You might have realized that lots of ground-based telescopes are located in Hawaii…but why? It’s not just for the beautiful sunsets.

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Sources:
http://www.ifa.hawaii.edu/mko/
http://www.gemini.edu/
http://www.eso.org/public/teles-instr/
http://greenbankobservatory.org/science/gbt-discoveries/
http://www.npr.org/sections/alltechconsidered/2013/10/08/218976699/enter-the-quiet-zone-where-cell-service-wi-fi-are-banned

Image Sources:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:La_Silla_Observatory#/media/File:La_Silla_-_Evening.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Eso-paranal-51.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:ALMA_and_a_Starry_Night.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MeerKAT#/media/File:MeerKAT_Radio_Telescope.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:GBT.png
https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?search=NRQZ&title=Special:Search&go=Go&uselang=en&searchToken=bc8z8lsrpeqa56qa02e67pbla#/media/File:National_Radio_Quiet_Zone.svg

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