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Views looking N, E, S, and W
Science and photos -- what were the key projects and contributions?
Various instruments (someone tell me what these are!)
The darkroom -- how did all of this work?
Plumbing -- any stories?
Base of the telescope and door/ stairs up
Dome slit and crank
Views of the B&C 24"
Setting dials and control paddle (click to enlarge)
Top end of the telescope
Secondary focus control and power
The old operations desk!
The new tower on the mountain, to the SE, to an altitude of 30-40 degrees
The old CCD camera on the back
The eyepiece into the diagonal mirror (with hole)
Flat field screen
Dome rotation motor and dome wheels
Views towards Las Cruces and the Organ Mts
Flora and fauna
Photos taken January 2011 post some refurbishment work
Photos taken March 2012 of south domes