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Gemini Telescope on Mauna Kea Named in Honor of Dr. Frederick C. Gillett

November 13, 2002 - Mauna Kea & Hilo, Hawai'i

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Hawaiian elder Kimo Keali'i Pihana, presents Marian Gillett a makana

Hawaiian elder Kimo Keali'i Pihana, presents Marian Gillett, widow of Dr. Fred Gillett, a makana (Hawaiian gift) during a ceremony, November 13, 2002, naming the Gemini North telescope on Mauna Kea, Hawai'i, "The Frederick C. Gillett Gemini Telescope." Dr. Matt Mountain, Director of Gemini Observatory, looks on.

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