Primary mirror delivered to Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope

The Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope, on the summit of Haleakalā on Maui, Hawaii. The primary mirror for the National Science Foundation (NSF) Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope (DKIST) -- the heart of this sophisticated instrument -- was successfully delivered Aug. 2 to its destination atop Haleakalā on Maui, Hawaii.
When completed in 2020, DKIST will be the world's largest solar telescope, providing scientists with new insights into the physics of the sun and a better understanding of how space weather affects satellites, the power grid, and other ... More at
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