Talk:Paranal Observatory

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Milky Way, from Paranal Observatory
A 360° panorama of the night sky above Paranal Observatory, located on Cerro Paranal in northern Chile. This view shows the Milky Way forming an arc, the moon on the horizon just rising, the zodiacal light above it, and on the right, the Small and Large Magellanic Clouds.Photo: H. H. Heyer, ESO


Units for mirror sizes

I suggest feet are changed to inches in the alternative bracketed units for mirror size. Don't most people think in terms of inches rather than feet for telescope mirrors? Van Speijk (talk) 20:33, 1 February 2012 (UTC)


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