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New Domes in South Africa and Texas

14 Dec 2011, 17:05 UTC
New Domes in South Africa and Texas
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Despite cold and heavy winds, snow, and freezing temperatures, new domes were constructed in Texas at McDonald Observatory and in South Africa at Sutherland!McDonald Observatory: "

Tuesday- Snowing, windy, and below freezing. But we worked anyway." - John Martinez By the end of the week the weather warmed a bit, much of the snow melted. Walls were assembled and the dome was placed on top!(Image Credit: John Martinez)(Image Credit: John Martinez) Sutherland:All three walls were assembled within a week and the three domes attached in just a couple of hours (even in cold weather with heavy winds).(Image Credit : Jim Baumann)(Image Credit: Jim Baumann) Media:

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