W. M. Keck Observatory

Scientists observed another mechanism driving Saturn’s Auroras

The study is based on observations made with the W. M. Keck Observatory on Maunakea, Hawaiʻi Island.

Astronomers discovered a widely separated pair of brown dwarf

Finding such a widely separated pair is very exciting.

Astronomers imaged the dramatic end to a red supergiant’s life in real-time

Two Hawai’i telescopes capture a massive star moments before going supernova.

A gas giant planet just found to survived the death of its star

A crystal ball into our solar system's future.

The smallest and most massive white dwarf ever discovered

The white dwarf is so massive that it might collapse.

This is the direct image of a newly discovered brown dwarf

The brown dwarf has a mass of about 46 Jupiters.

100 cool worlds discovered near the Sun

Citizen scientists help locate some of the coolest brown dwarfs ever discovered.

The second-most distant confirmed short gamma-ray burst (SGRB) discovered

The International Gemini Observatory and W. M. Keck Observatory catch Short Gamma-Ray Burst within hours.

Astronomers discovered pristine, uncontaminated material existing at the beginning of the universe

Astronomers have recently discovered a relic cloud of gas, orphaned next to Big Bang in the distant universe. The discovery of such a rare...

Stars around the milky way: Cosmic space invaders or victims of galactic eviction?

Scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy (MPIA) have recently investigated the origin of groups of stars around the Milky Way galaxy. These halo stars are...

Astronomers found S0-2 Star is single and ready for big Einstein test

A study led by a UCLA scientist from Hawaii has discovered that S0-2 does not have a notable or minimum one binary that is...

NIRES Instrument has captured its first spectral image

Space experts have effectively met a noteworthy turning point in the wake of catching the principal science information from W. M. Keck Observatory's freshest...

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