We captured this wonderful sunset image of the  McDonald Observatory near Fort Davis in Jeff Davis County, Texas, United States.This is a pano of the Davis Mountains sunset with two of the McDonald observatory sitting on top of Mount Locke just after sunsets over the Davis mountains. The dark skies in this area is why the McDonald Observatory is located here and on top of this mountain you have two telescope domes the Otto Struve and the Harlan J. Smith in view. This area of west Texas in the Davis mountains is known for having some of the darkest skies around it why it was located here and is run by UT. This observatory is used for astronomical research of the planets and stars and stellar along with other interest.
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Sunset Over McDonald Observatory2
We captured this wonderful sunset image of the McDonald Observatory near Fort Davis in Jeff Davis County, Texas, United States.This is a pano of the Davis Mountains sunset with two of the McDonald observatory sitting on top of Mount Locke just after sunsets over the Davis mountains. The dark skies in this area is why the McDonald Observatory is located here and on top of this mountain you have two telescope domes the Otto Struve and the Harlan J. Smith in view. This area of west Texas in the...
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  • Date: 10 Mar 2017
  • Size: 7360x4912
  • Filename: Sunset-Over-McDonald-Observatory-D84-1270.jpg
  • Image size: 6.0MB pixels