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Contest #134

April 16th, 2010 Posted by | Uncategorized | 53 comments

Contest #133 answer: Palomar Mountain Observatory, California

Located in the Palomar Mountain Range in San Diego County, CA, lies the Palomar Observatory. It is privately owned by Caltech and consist of three large telescopes.

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The largest is the 5.1 m (200″) Hale telescope, constructed in 1948 and up to 1976 the largest aperture telescope in the world.

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Those who found a distant quasar:

  • Ivar Bonsaksen
  • hhgygy
  • Dennis S.
  • Milosh, Serbia
  • David Kozina
  • Sarah G
  • Aaron Predeek
  • Andy McConnell
  • Josh Muehe
  • realpetko
  • lardarz
  • BobB
  • Joey
  • Steve Jaycocks
  • ACG
  • BroderUlf
  • Exsanguinator
  • Max_Power
  • Ben-Greg
  • Paul Franson
  • Camargo, California

April 16th, 2010 Posted by | Uncategorized | one comment