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Princeton and the telescope

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Subaru Telescope domes on the summit of Mauna Kea.
Subaru Telescope/National Astronomical Observatory of Japan
Subaru Telescope domes on the summit of Mauna Kea.

2009 Subaru 322.8"

Princeton begins 10-year partnership with National Astronomical Observatory of Japan to use one of the world’s largest telescopes, at the Mauna Kea volcano in Hawaii.

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