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HPR’s Dave Lawrence and Christopher Phillips host Stargazer every Monday to discuss the latest developments in astronomy.

January 13 - 19 2014 Stargazer: Exciting New Gear At Mauna Kea Summit!

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Photo Courtesy of Shawn Laatsch
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We’ve got Mars and Jupiter for easy evening viewing, Saturn in the early morning hours and we learn about some exciting new equipment up at the Mauna Kea summit as HPR’s Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips from the Imiloa Astronomy Center in Hilo for this week’s Stargazer report.

Gemini Planet Imager’s first light image of Beta Pictoris b, a planet orbiting the star Beta Pictoris:

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Credit Processing by Christian Marois, NRC Canada
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Gemini Planet Imager first light image of Beta Pictoris b, a planet orbiting the star Beta Pictoris.

See more images and learn about the Gemini Planet Imager.

Dave Lawrence is the local host of All Things Considered, Road Stories (formerly Off the Road), and Stargazer.
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