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SOAR mount construction

[SOAR]

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The base cone, which carries the azimuth bearing for the telescope, is gingerly lifted into the building, marking the first step in assembly of the SOAR (SOuthern Astrophysical Research) telescope mount. For further details, see the June 2002 NOAO Newsletter (no.70), CTIO section (currently only available in PDF format).

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