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Caption: The two Keck telescopes on Mauna Kea on the island of Hawai`i. These two telescopes are reflecting telescopes with primary mirrors 10m across.

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Credit: NASA/JPL Credit Link
Related glossary terms: Infrared Astronomy , Observatory , Optical Astronomy , Reflecting Telescope
Categories: Telescopes, Instruments and Observatories

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Caption: تلسكوبات كيك توجد على قمة جبال موناكى في جزيرة هاواي. تلسكوبات كيك 1و2 وهم عبارة عن تلسكوبين قطر المرايا الرئيسية لكل منهما 10متر.
Credit: حقوق الصورة محفوظة لمختبر الدفع النفاث التابع ل ناسا
Related glossary terms: Observatory , Optical Astronomy , Reflecting Telescope , علم فلك الأشعة تحت الحمراء
Caption translation status: Approved by a reviewer
Caption translators: Somaya Saad
Caption reviewers: Ahmed Abulwfa, Ahmad Abushattal, Mounib El Eid

Caption: I due telescopi Keck sul Mauna Kea, nelle isole Hawaii. Si tratta di telescopi a riflessione con specchi primari di 10 metri di diametro.
Credit: NASA/JPL
Related glossary terms: Astronomia all'infrarosso , Astronomia ottica , Osservatorio , Telescopio a riflessione
Caption translation status: Approved by a reviewer
Caption translators: Giuliana Giobbi
Caption reviewers: Rosa Valiante, Niccolò Bucciantini, Melania Del Santo, Anna Wolter