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Solar tower telescope, Crimean Astrophysical Observatory. Solar physics researchers preparing a solar tower telescope for spectral and monochromatic observations. Solar towers are used to observe the Sun. This solar tower is part of the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory (CrAO) of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS). This observatory is in the village of Nauchny on the Crimean peninsula (annexed by Russia from Ukraine). Photographed in April 2017.
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