February 11, 1998 Press Contact: Steve Koppes
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Site Overview

Site Overview

Apache Point Observatory Site OverviewThe mount (left), for the Sloan Digital Sky Survey's 2.5–meter telescope at the Apache Point Observatory in the Sacramento Mountains of New Mexico. The telescope will achieve first light in May. The garage–like structure in the foreground rolls forward to cover the telescope when it is not in use. At right is the Sky Survey's monitor telescope. Photo credit: Fermilab A 300 dpi JPEG of this image is also available.

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