Friday, April 23, 2010

Shoveling Snow from the Dome

The dome of the Hale Telescope is 135-feet high. From this wide shot you can't easily notice the people on it, can you?

A zoom lens brings them nicely into focus as the crew shovels snow off of the dome:

It is hard work, but somebody has got to do it.


Ben said...

Pick me, oh, pick me... I so bad want to do this job at some stage!!!

jg said...

I'm with Ben. Next time you need the dome cleared, take bids. (bids on how much we'll pay to do it).