Mont Stromlo burnt observatory

Mont Stromlo, Canberra, Australia

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During the 18th of January Bushfire, the first Canberra buildings to burn down were the Mont Stromlo ones. Almost 2 years later, the Yale-Columbia Dome has been cleaned and remains there, as a reminder, with now an open roof to the sky.

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Geographic Coordinates:

Latitude : 35:19:35S (-35.3264)
Longitude : 149:00:02E (149.0005)


20/12/2004 at 11:54 ( EST - Eastern Standard Time (UTC/GMT +10 hours) )

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Taken with a Nikon D70 digital SLR, Fish Eye Sigma 8mm (partially full frame), f16 at 1/100 second. Mounted on a Kaidan KIWI-L QTVR Pano Head (on Sony Tripod) + Hand held Nadir. Stitched with PTMac 2.1. Cleaned with Photoshop.

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Pascal Vuylsteker

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