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McLean Telescope Restored After 115 Years



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Douglas Metcalfe of the South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) on March 27 in Cape Town. Metcalfe stands alongside the 115 year old restored McLean telescope. The telescope, built in 1897, has been restored so that visitors to the observatory can experience the way in which astronomers of the past looked at the sky.

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