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Great Basin Observatory will launch in 2016

The Great Basin National Park Foundation has reached its goal of $480,000 which triggers the immediate building of the first research-grade astronomical observatory to be located in a national park--- Great Basin National Park in eastern Nevada.  While fundraising continues for educational programs, scientific and visitor services equipment, and operational needs, the Foundation, Park, and four university partners plan to open the Observatory in time for the Centennial of the National Park Service in August, 2016.

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