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Please browse the gallery below for all the images, videos and audio related to Science, National and Civic Identity, and Tourism at the Dominion Astrophysical Observatory, Victoria, BC. Click on an item to see an enlarged image with description or to play the video/audio clip.
Image of a photographic glass plate showing a spectrum of a star
Image of a small cardboard envelope to hold a glass photographic plate
Animated image with two sections. The left side shows a graphic of two stars going around each other while the right shows a graph of speed of the smaller star and also how the spectrum shifts back and forth
Cover of the book titled Northern Star, a biography of John Stanley Plaskett
Diagram showing the Milky Way Galaxy as seen from the outside
Newspaper article: Named gas officer
Newspaper listing: On the Air. Wednesday, August 6
The interior of an astronomy visitor centre. A model of a large telescope, informative displays and a planetarium dome that looks like the Sun are visible.
A computer model of a very large scientific instrument that will be built for the 30 metre telescope.
A drone photograph of a very large building on a hill side. On top of the hill is a white telescope dome.
Black and white portrait photograph of a man wearing a jacket and tie
Movie titled Victoria City of Sunshine
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