Sunset - Mauna Kea Summit

 
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What a place to visit. Just shy of 14,000 feet elevation. Cold, thin air. Very difficult to breath. But so pretty at sunset.

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donwrob - May 14, 2009 09:30 AM EDT
Thanks Alan and Brian! The 2 structures are the 8.1 meter Gemini and the 3.6 meter Canada-France-Hawaii observatories. There are a total of 13 telescopes/observatories on the summit, considered by many to be the best place on earth for astro observation. Don
bubbalinn - May 13, 2009 08:26 PM EDT
What a beautiful view and composition... The side lighting is great from the suns reflection on the building to the golden glow on the snow.
azkul - May 13, 2009 01:25 AM EDT
That's a very cool looking structure.

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