Visiting Subaru Telescope for Telescope/Instrument work

 

Upon your arrival at Subaru Telescope

 Please provide your emergency contact and insurance information to the Operation Center upon your arrival.

 

During your stay at Subaru Telescope

  1. Hilo base facility
     Hilo facility building is open from 7:30 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday. Building remains closed during weekends and holidays.

     

  2. Visitor Room
     Visitor room (Room 204) is available during your stay.
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  4. Network
     Network cables are available in the visitor room. Please contact our system administrator if you plan to connect your computer to our network.
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  6. Safety
     Please coply with our safety procedure during your stay at Subaru Telescope.
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  8. Transportation between Hilo and Summit
    Please consult with our staff regarding your transportation to the summit facility. Your options are;
    • ride with our staff
    • use shuttle provided by Subaru Telescope
    • arrange by yourself

    Shuttle schedule:
    • Hilo to HP: departs Hilo base facility at 13:30 (Arrive HP at 14:30)
    • HP to Hilo: departs HP at 14:30 (Arrive Hilo at 15:30)
    Advance reservation is required. Any inquiry, please contact Operation Center (1+808-934-5000)
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  10. Working at the summit facility
     Acclimatization at HP is required before working at the summit. Please follow below guideline before going up to the summit.
    • Before staying at the summit in 8 hours or less, at least 0.5 hour of acclimatization is recommended.
    • Before staying at the summit in between 8 hours and 14 hours, at least 8 hour of acclimatization is recommended.
     Please follow instructions given by staff members while working at the summit facility. Summit site managers are Day Crew Shift Leader (Daytime) and Telescope Operator (Night time).
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  12. Hale Pohaku accommodation
      Please specify your accommodation schedule on your visitor form. Operation Center will make your Hale Pohaku reservation.
     If you need to change your reservation, please contact Operation Center.
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  14. Others
     Please contact Operation Center for any other inquiries.
    TEL: +1-808-934-5000 (Wakako Nakano)


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Visiting the Subaru Telesope for Work