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Observatory changes still in the works


NEW AND IMPROVED: A rough model shows changes in the Goldendale Observatory

-From Seattle Astronomy, Dec. 4, 2016. Big changes are in store at the Goldendale Observatory . The facility's telescope, installed in 1973, has already been reconfigured and more improvements are planned. Most of the existing facility , save for the south dome that houses the telescope, will be demolished this winter and replaced with a bigger , more useful observatory that operators hope will be operational in time for the solar eclipse in August. Troy Carpenter, interpretive specialist at Goldendale Observatory State Park, spoke at a recent Rose City Astronomers meeting about plans for improvements at the observatory . Photo: Greg Scheiderer . Troy Carpenter, interpretive specialist at...

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