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The 10 meter telescope and Dark Sector Laboratory (DSL)
South Pole Station - Antarctica

The skies over the Antarctic interior are the clearest and darkest in the world, there are plans for other telescopes there that theoretically should be able to deliver images as clear as those provided by the Hubble Space Telescope. Though they will be very difficult and costly to deploy, Antarctica provides a much cheaper alternative to sending telescopes into space, maintenance and repairs come in at significantly cheaper too.

Nov 2007

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This picture published courtesy of Alan Light - This picture is in the public domain.
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