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Inside Arizona's Lowell Observatory (Photo Gallery)

Discovery Channel Telescope First Light Image: M51, The Whirlpool Galaxy

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One of the first images taken by the Discovery Channel Telescope was of the Whirlpool Galaxy, M51. The image was obtained April-May 2012.

Discovery Channel Telescope and Moon

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The Discovery Channel Telescope dome with the Moon overhead. Photo taken April 17, 2012.

Media Meets Science: New Telescope a Team Effort

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An artist's rendering of the Discovery Channel Telescope.

Clark Telescope Dome Glows at Night

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The Clark Telescope Dome at Lowell Observatory glows redly at night.

Clark Telescope With Moon

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The moon shines above the Clark Telescope at the Lowell Observatory, Flagstaff, Arizona. File photo undated.

Clark Telescope Detail

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The Clark Telescope at Lowell Observatory is seen in detail. File photo undated.

Clark Telescope

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The Clark Telescope stands in Lowell Observatory, Flagstaff, Arizona. File photo undated.

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