Gemini South primary mirror prep (shutdown & re-coating)

The primary mirror is prepped with paper towels for stripping prior to recoating in protective silver during the 2010 Gemini South engineering shutdown.

Credit:

International Gemini Observatory/NSF’s NOIRLab/AURA/J. Pollard

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Id:noirlab-mg-2652
Type:Photographic
Release date:July 19, 2020, 1:31 a.m.
Size:4368 x 2912 px

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