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    Old observatory
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    The new Mt. Stromlo

    by rozehill Written Apr 26, 2004

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    New centre-pic from web

    Favorite thing: Mt Stromlo Space Research Centre

    There is now a 2m telescope here also has
    a 9m IceStorm Co-Rotating Dome

    The old building was caught in the serious bush fires of 2003 and now there is this new building

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    Mount Stromlo...

    by rozehill Updated Apr 26, 2004

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    Old observatory

    Favorite thing: Mount Stromlo Observatory
    Originally established as the Commonwealth Solar Observatory in 1924,
    it was subsequently known as the Commonwealth Observatory. Mt Stromlo
    Observatory has been part of the Australian National University since 1957.
    This Observatory was caught in the 2003 bush fires and it has since been re built.

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