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Ny-Alesund geodetic observatory

Space Geodetic Research Facility of the Norwegian Mapping Authority, Ny Alesund, Svalbard. This is one of a network of such installations used to measure changes in the shape and movement of the earth, and it's rotation and axis position by following a pulsar, or pulsating star in space.

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2010 Dave Walsh
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Arctic Science: Ny Alesund Scientific Research Base, Svalbard, Arctic Stock Images
Space Geodetic Research Facility of the Norwegian Mapping Authority, Ny Alesund, Svalbard.  This is one of a network of such installations used to measure changes in the shape and movement of the earth, and it's rotation and axis position by following a pulsar, or pulsating star in space.