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Palomar Observatory

Distance: 132 miles one-way. At any campground in the world, gazing up at the universe with the naked eye is a rush that eclipses the pleasures of cocoa and a roasted marshmallow. But on Palomar Mountain, peering at intensely magnified bits and pieces of the heavens through a 25-inch Newtonian...

Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times
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