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PostPosted: Fri Aug 23, 2019 10:23 am 
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It's not in Chile and not in Hawaii either. This observatory is situated almost 17,000 feet high on the Tibetan Plateau. It's so high that observatory staff falnt if they move too quickly.
See today's http://www.spaceweather.com .

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That sky takes my breath away! 8)

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 28, 2019 9:32 am 
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There are a number of observatories spread about on the Tibetan Plateau. China is planning the construction of a 12 metre optical, infrared, telescope to be sited there.

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