[photos] Launch Pad goes to WIRO

Late yesterday afternoon we all hauled out to the Wyoming Infrared Observatory…

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Approaching the observatory

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Observatory exterior and control room.

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Boötes Nu, the observatory cat.

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The WIRO telescope, an infrared optimize 92 inch reflecting telescope currently being used for optical surveying.

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Instructors Jerry Oltion and Jim Verley

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Your author, on a mountaintop, overlooking the kingdoms of the world.

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Night vision photography.
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David Levine and me by night vision goggles. (We took one another’s photos with my camera.)

As usual, more at the Flickr set.