an observatory’s skylight …

Yerkes Observatory in Williams Bay, Wisconsin, is one of my favorite places. I’ve been several times, thanks to my friend Dianna who lives nearby. I’ll let Wikipedia tell you about Yerkes rather than ramble on. But perhaps a few photographs I took might help …


the 40-inch, 60-ton refracting telescope so precisely balanced I was able to move it around with one hand …


another view …


an exterior view of the grounds …


note the wonderful architectural details …


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