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Tailor-Made Weather Forecasts Help Star-Gazers Look Ahead

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Science  21 Nov 2003:
Vol. 302, Issue 5649, pp. 1319
DOI: 10.1126/science.302.5649.1319

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TOKYO-- Astronomers using the cluster of observatories atop Hawaii's Mauna Kea are getting better forecasts of day- and nighttime viewing conditions thanks to a high-resolution weather model generated by a Japanese supercomputer on the island.