This is a pano of the Davis Mountains sunset with two of the McDonald observatory sitting on top of Mount Locke Just after the sunsets over the 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 Pano Over McDonald Observatory
This is a pano of the Davis Mountains sunset with two of the McDonald observatory sitting on top of Mount Locke Just after the sunsets over the 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...
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  • Date: 10 Mar 2017
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  • Filename: Sunset-Pano-Davis-Mountains-D84-1420.jpg
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