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Discovery Channel Telescope

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Discovery Channel Telescope

The full moon illuminates the dome of the Discovery Channel Telescope in Coconino National Forest, Arizona… bad for observing, but perfect for photography of the telescope itself. I was in Arizona with several other students doing astronomy summer research projects and one of them had never seen the night sky like this, having lived his while life in LA. I’ll always remember the wonder and pure joy in his eyes looking up at the stars.

Photographer: Lauren Laufman