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World's highest observatory ..
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Author:  brian livesey [ 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 .

Author:  Brian [ Sun Aug 25, 2019 8:10 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: World's highest observatory ..

That sky takes my breath away! 8)

Author:  brian livesey [ Wed Aug 28, 2019 9:32 am ]
Post subject:  Re: World's highest observatory ..

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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