Mont Stromlo burnt observatory
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Mont Stromlo burnt observatory

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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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