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      #5555096 - 12/05/12 04:28 AM Attachment (17 downloads)

And another

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Some more shots of the interior

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The 200-inch and its massive mount

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The dome shutter

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My wife is actually having a good time

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The Palomar Observatory's smallest telescope

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I deliberately wore one of my Stellafane shirts that day

http://stellafane.org/

http://stellafane.org/history/early/index.html


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The bottom end of the 200-inch

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My best shot of the 200-inch

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One more photo before heading outside

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Back in the sun

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The far side of the dome

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The concrete disk that was used to test the telescope's support structure during its construction

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Peter snaps another shot of the disk and me

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One amazing tree

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Back to the museum

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Walter Baade and M31

http://www.optcorp.com/edu/articleDetailEDU.aspx?aid=1012


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Maarten Schmidt and 3C 273

http://spider.seds.org/spider/Misc/3c273.html

http://adsabs.harvard.edu/full/1964ApJ...140....1G


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Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 (D/1993 F2)

http://www.daviddarling.info/encyclopedia/S/Shoemaker-Levy.html


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Gliese 229b

http://www.solstation.com/stars/gl229.htm


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