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Meaning of Palomar Observatory

Pal'omar Observ'atory

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  1. an astronomical observatory situated on Palomar Mountain in S California, having a 200-in. (508-cm) reflecting telescope and a 48-in. (122-cm) Schmidt telescope. Also called
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