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The main entrance to the AAT dome

Date created: 1975-12-04

Tags: AAT

December 4, 1975. The approach to the Anglo_Australian Telescope dome,  ANU fire station under construction on the right. On the left is the utilities building and workshop. The site is at an altitude of about  1200 metres and the dome is 50 metres high and over 36 metres in diameter, a conspicuous local landmark. There is a cross-section cutaway  drawing listed in the related images below (AAO1 19).

Credit: David Malin

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