Gemini North dome interior

The setting Moon illuminates the Gemini North telescope through the ventilation gates. The Milky Way is visible through the observing slit and the night sky can be seen reflecting off the 8-meter primary mirror.

Credit:

International Gemini Observatory/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA

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Id:geminiann06026b
Type:Photographic
Release date:Dec. 19, 2006, 2:33 p.m.
Related announcements:noaoann07003, geminiann06026
Size:3328 x 3328 px

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