By Jan Dospel

Mauna Kea

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NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D300
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HI
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US
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The summit of Mauna Kea (4,205 m 13,796 ft), the world's tallest mountain if measured from its base on the ocean floor, is the best place on earth for astronomical observations because its mid-Pacific site is near the equator and because it enjoys clear, pollution-free skies and pitch-black nights with no urban light to interfere. That's why Mauna Kea is home to the world's largest telescope

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February 6, 2012
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February 6, 2012

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