Mauna Kea Observatory

By Day

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By Night

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About the Images: the fisheye images were taken with a Canon 7D camera with a 5.6mm fisheye lens (custom setup from Dome3D). Images are provided as PNG images in 3 different resolutions : 1024×1024 pixels, 2048×2048 pixels, and 4096×4096 pixels. The vast majority of the images were HDR (High Dynamic Range) processed, from a combination of 3 bracketed exposures taken at different apertures.

Credit: Patrick Durrell, Dept. of Physics & Astronomy, Youngstown State University

Usage: This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you do use any of these images in your programs, please let Durrell know via email (prdurrell ‘at’ edu); CosmoQuest and the NSF  are interested in knowing these images are being used for their intended purpose.