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Re: Things burning up




>It is not only starshine that has that problem. 7 major Optical Telescopes
>were destroyed by fire at Mt Stromlo, ACT, Australia when a forest fire
>engulfed the mountain last weekend. This includes the world's most accurate
>telescope, the 74" at Mt Stromlo. This observatory has been there since
>1924.

Very sad news, Murray.....I can only imagine what it would cost to replace 
that
loss....Maybe if we'd spend some of the bucks it will cost to wage this stupid
war that is looming, mankind would be better served!!



            73, Dave wb6llo@amsat.org
                    Disagree: I learn....

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