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North Entrance, Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles, CA
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A wildfire breaks out in the hills east of the Griffith Observatory on a hot Friday, May 3, 2013. Griffith Observatory sits on the south-facing slope of Mount Hollywood in Los Angeles' Griffith Park. It opened in 1935 with one of its primary exhibits, a Foucault pendulum which demonstrates the rotation of the earth. The observatory was closed in 2002 for major renovation and expansion of its exhibit space. It reopened on November of 2006, retaining its art deco architectural style. The Astronomers Monument faces the north entrance.
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