Mees Solar Observatory, Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawaii
Data Center Description
The Haleakala, Maui, Hawaii Mees Solar Observatory is on the Island of Maui is the site of Hawaii's first astronomical research. At 10,000 feet elevation, Haleakala is above one third of the earth's atmosphere. "Seeing" conditions on Haleakala can be as good as on Mauna Kea, a site recognized to have the best astronomical conditions for ground-based observatories.