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Pulkovo Observatory, St Petersburg, Russia, with a skiier passing in front of it in winter. This is the principal astronomy centre for the Russian Academy of Sciences. It was founded in 1839 by the German-Russian astronomer Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve. Photographed in February 2007.
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