HPWREN - Palomar Observatory
This 360-degree view of the Palomar Observatory and it's surroundings is almost 44-megapixels in size. It was taken as part of the High Performance Wireless Research and Education Network (HPWREN) program. The camera is owned by the observatory.
HPWREN is a National Science Foundation-funded network project that also functions as a collaborative cyberinfrastructure for research, education and first responder activities. HPWREN includes creating, demonstrating and evaluating a non-commercial, prototype, high-performance, wide-area, wireless network in San Diego, Riverside, and Imperial counties. The network includes backbone nodes at the University of California, San Diego, and San Diego State University campuses, and a number of "hard to reach" areas in remote environments. For more information, visit the HPWREN website. (Date of Image: April 2009)
Credit: High Performance Wireless Research and Education Network (HPWREN) (http://hpwren.ucsd.edu); University of California, San Diego
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