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    I like that
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    I knew I had seen it somewhere before!
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    Default Re: Now THIS is a proper dome...

    Cool!
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    Very cool!

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    Nice, thats an observatory I would want. Where is it? Thanks.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mag95On View Post
    Nice, thats an observatory I would want. Where is it? Thanks.
    It's the Zweibrücken Observatory of the Natural Science Association in Zweibrücken, Germany; near the French border.

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    Hope it has a toilet and a heater. If I bought something like that I would have to live in it! Lol! Bill
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