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Cerro Pachón


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A mountain in Chile which is the site of the 8.1-m Gemini South telescope (see gemini observatory) and also the 4.1-m Southern Astrophysical Research (SOAR) Telescope. Cerro Pachón lies 10 km southeast of Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory. It has also been chosen as the site for the proposed Large Synoptic Survey Telescope.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.


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