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Mount Maydanak (2730 m.)

This mount was selected for astronomical observations in the late 60-s as a result of a ten-year long site assessment campaign. Exceptional features of Mount Maydanak are very low wind speed and extremely constant weather. Top-secret soviet aerospace ("Star Wars") military base has been operating on Mt. Maydanak during last decades of the 20th century.

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  • Uploaded on May 23, 2012
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    by Virginijus Dadurkevi…