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Mount Stromlo Observatory, Stromlo, Australian Capital Territory

On 18 January 2003 the devastating Canberra firestorm hit Mount Stromlo destroying five telescopes, workshops, seven homes and the heritage listed administration building

The Following photos were taken in 2008 5 years after the 2003 fire storm that burnt 500+ houses and most of the Observatory's telescopes some over 100 years old.

The first one shows the rebuilding 

German-Austrian Australian Club (Wodonga) Inc. A0019325P   2013