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Victor Robledo works on the Blanco Telescope Cassegrain cage

[Blanco Telescope Cassegrain cage]

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The Cass cage of the Blanco 4-m telescope must be reinforced to carry additional weight to balance the new Dark Energy Camera. Here master welder Victor Robledo is preparing surfaces for welding.

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