astropixie has running update on the Siding Spring Observatory Fire in Warrumbungle National Park in Australia.

PS: Day After the Fire update from astropixie – telescopes mostly ok, astronomy facilities not so much



  1. #1 MiguelV
    January 13, 2013

    Oh no! I’m crossing my fingers for a minimal damage to the facilities! Kudos to the fire service for their efforts and hopefully everyone is safe.

    (That Skymapper telescope has had more than enough of bad luck!)

  2. #2 Brett
    Haleakala ,HI
    January 13, 2013

    Hoping for the safety of all the wonderful people and facilities at SSO.

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