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mauna kea back road
kehena jeep

mauna kea summit observatory

So the folks at NOIRLab are doing FREE guided tours of the Gemini North telescope. How cool is that?

They do not provide transportation up the summit though. 


Question: How to visit Mauna Kea observatory by car?

Answer:  You need a Jeep. Jeeps Wranglers and Gladiators have the true 4-low transfer case needed to SLOW YOU DOWN coming down the Mauna. 

We recommend getting one of the all-new 4EX hybrid Jeeps as the engine does a little more to slow  you down and it recharges your battery on the way. 

Question:  How do you visit the telescope?

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