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With the Discovery Channel Telescope, researchers hope to uncover what lies beyond the Milky Way, Neptune, small galaxies and other celestial objects.

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It is credited with discovering Pluto and confirming that the universe is expanding. Now the Lowell Observatory hopes to discover even more with a new, $53 million telescope built just north of Payson.


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