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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

The Samuel Oschin Telescope at Mount Palomar

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The Samuel Oschin Telescope at Mount Palomar This automated 48 inch telescope is used by Michael Brown's group in their search for giant Kuiper belt objects. Sedna was discovered with this telescope.

Mount Palomar Observatory

Original image data dated on or about January 1, 2005

 

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