|Gillett (Gemini North)
Mauna Kea, Hawaii
The Gemini Observatory consists of twin 8-meter optical/infrared telescopes located on two of the best sites on our planet for observing the universe. Together these telescopes can access the entire sky. The Frederick C. Gillett Gemini North Telescope is located on Hawaii's Mauna Kea as part of the international community of observatories that have been built to take advantage of the superb atmospheric conditions on this long dormant volcano that rises almost 14,000' into the dry, stable air of the Pacific.
|Aperture: 8.1 meters||Latitude: 19.825577|
|First light: 1999||Longitude: -155.476630|
|Elevation: 4100 meters|