Canada France Hawaii Telescope

The Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope (CFHT) is a non-profit organization that operates a world class 3.6 meter telescope atop Mauna Kea, a dormant Hawaiian volcano rising 4,200 meters above the Pacific ocean. The Observatory head- quarters are located in Waimea (Kamuela), where CFHT has been part of the community since 1977. The CFHT team of some 50 people includes engineers, technicians, astronomers, and administrators.
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@ 2009-02-19 09:24:49
Cool panoramic image from the oservatory at night:
http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/ap090219.html