This is the McMath-Pierce Solar Telescope located on Kitt Peak, Arizona. It the largest solar telescope in the world. This telescope is large enough that it is also used to study bright stars during the night. The Solar Vacuum Telescope can be seen to the right.

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  This is the McMath-Pierce Solar Telescope, captured both at sunrise and at noon by creative use of a double exposure.

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  This is an aerial view of the top of the McMath-Pierce Solar Telescope. The primary mirror which directs the sunlight down into the telescope can be seen on top.

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  This is a nine-hour exposure of the McMath-Pierce Solar Telescope at night. The normally white building appears red due to high altitude haze following the 1991 eruptions of Mount Pinatubo.

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