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Gemini North primary

[Gemini N primary]

About this image

As the primary mirror for the northern Gemini 8-meter telescope on Mauna Kea, Hawaii, is lifted five storeys into the telescope structure, we get a good view of its underside, soon to be completely hidden from view.

More: Gemini telescopes page.

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