Breathtaking photo-essays throughout the book reveal
— Maunakea's spectacular landscape and the unique geographical conditions that make it the world's premier site for astronomical exploration;
— the construction and development of the Maunakea observatories;
— highlights of scientific discoveries made with each of the thirteen telescopes;
— the faces and places that make up Maunakea's diverse astronomical community; and
— a look toward the future of astronomy on Maunakea, including the planned Thirty Meter Telescope.
This visually stunning book shares with a larger audience the wondrous views of the heavens that the observatories provide. It will appeal not only to those with an interest in astronomy, but to anyone who marvels at the grand splendor of our universe.