The first telescope was placed on Mauna Kea in 1968. That was a 24-inch instrument. Today, the telescope at Gemini North is 13-times that size. Gemini is one of a dozen observatories now in operation on the mountain. And that’s where HPR’s Dave Lawrence winds up our series on the telescopes of Mauna Kea.
HPR-1 is operating at reduced power for the North Shore and Kaua'i; the transmitter is at the factory for repair. All other transmitters are operating normally.
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