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The dome in context

The dome in context
This wider view gives some idea of the size of the dome for the 3.9 metre AAO telescope (see earlier images).

Lorenzo Kjell Salmonson, Puzzler4879, Jacky Dartier, Tanja - Loughcrew and 10 other people have particularly liked this photo

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 William Sutherland
William Sutherland club
Terrific capture!

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4 years ago.
 Jaap van 't Veen
Jaap van 't Veen club
This one give a better idea of the building.
Nice shot.
4 years ago.
 Ulrich John
Ulrich John club
An exciting series, George ! Very interesting , thanks for showing !
4 years ago.
Gudrun club
In this context you realize just how huge it is!
4 years ago.
RHH club
Wonderful shot, George. Are you allowed to visit and use the telescope at night?
4 years ago.
tiabunna club
has replied to RHH club
There is a good visitor centre, Ron, but I am unsure about evening visits, As I understand it, usage is limited to boffins only and even then very much on a 'pre-booked' time basis.
4 years ago.
 Malik Raoulda
Malik Raoulda club
Grandiose sous ce beau ciel bleu +++++
4 years ago.
 Pam J
Pam J club
Would love to see this !
4 years ago.
tiabunna club
Many thanks for your kind comments and faves on this, everyone.
4 years ago.
 Roger (Grisly)
Roger (Grisly) club
Lovely shot and quite whopper George.
4 years ago.
tiabunna club
has replied to Roger (Grisly) club
Thank you, Roger
4 years ago.
Jean club
Looks rather beautiful against the blue sky.
4 years ago.
tiabunna club
has replied to Jean club
Thank you, Jean.
4 years ago.
 Tanja - Loughcrew
Tanja - Loughcrew club
Whow...looks like a good view to the moon ;)
4 years ago.
tiabunna club
has replied to Tanja - Loughcrew club
Thank you, Tanja.
4 years ago.
Puzzler4879 club
A spectacular shot, George, sharp and nicely composed and framed. That must be an awesome place!
4 years ago.

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