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Repairs Completed on Lowell Observatory's Pluto Telescope

An observatory telescope in Arizona used to discover the distant Pluto nearly 90 years ago will reopen for business on Saturday after a year of extensive restoration work. Nearly every part of Lowell Observatory's Pluto Discovery Telescope and accompanying dome near Flagstaff has been refurbished, from the trio of lenses to historic wooden shutters that open up to the stars, the Arizona Daily Sun reported. "It's a beautiful telescope," said Ralph Nye, part of the...

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