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Old September 21st 18, 08:42 PM posted to sci.astro.amateur
Quadibloc
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Default Solar observatory closed for some kind of "security issue"

On Monday, September 17, 2018 at 7:03:33 PM UTC-6, Quadibloc wrote:
On Monday, September 17, 2018 at 1:10:17 PM UTC-6, Davoud wrote:


"AURA has been cooperating with an on-going law enforcement
investigation of criminal activity that occurred at Sacramento Peak.
During this time, we became concerned that a suspect in the
investigation potentially posed a threat to the safety of local staff
and residents. For this reason, AURA temporarily vacated the facility
and ceased science activities at this location."


So the police thought a dangerous criminal was hiding in the bushes around the
facility?


I guess that can happen to anyone.


The details have now come out:

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/0...servatory_fbi/

John Savard
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