The lens of the telescope is just visible above its shelter. Warren De La Rue (1815-1889) a pioneer in astronomical photography, appears twice as this view was montaged from two separate photographs. The camp was established to observe an eclipse. (Photo: SSPL/Getty Images)
Reasonable DiscussionsHere’s your weekly open thread. Thank you for making our site’s community vibrant, intelligent, and fun!  

Here’s your weekly open thread, now operating under the rubric of Reasonable Discussions, as suggested by a few commenters. Thank you for making our site’s community vibrant, intelligent, and fun!

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