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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. | New Mexico observatory closed for security reasons to reopen

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.  — An observatory in the mountains of southern New Mexico that had been closed since early September because of an undisclosed security concern is now scheduled to reopen on Monday. Officials overseeing the Sunspot Solar Observatory say that there is no longer a security threat to staff. The facility closed on Sept. 6. … Continue reading ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. | New Mexico observatory closed for security reasons to reopen

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. | Officials shed little light on closure of solar observatory

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.— An observatory in the mountains of southern New Mexico that is dedicated to unlocking the mysteries of the sun has found itself at the center of a mystery that is creating a buzz here on earth. The Sunspot Solar Observatory has been closed for more than a week. Authorities remain tightlipped Friday, saying … Continue reading ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. | Officials shed little light on closure of solar observatory