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The 2.1m telescope of San Pedro Martir Observatory

INAOE2016/2016

Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica

Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica

In the 60s it became evident that Tonantzintla was no longer suitable for astronomical observations, and astronomers looked for a better site. San Pedro Martir in Baja California is recognized for having the best characteristics in terms of dark sky, low cloudiness and low atmospheric turbulence.

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  • Title: The 2.1m telescope of San Pedro Martir Observatory
  • Creator: INAOE
  • Date Created: 2016/2016
  • Location: San Pedro Mártir, BC
  • Type: Fotografía

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