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Leiden Observatory

'The morning light was especially beautiful, lighting up the walls and domes of the observatory.' Leiden Observatory:

(Sterrewacht Leiden in Dutch) is an astronomical observatory in the city of Leiden, the Netherlands. It is the oldest operating University observatory in the world.

The original observatory used observing platforms on the roof of the main university building at the Rapenburg. In 1860 this large, modern observatory was erected at the Witte Singel. This building was the home of the astronomy…

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Touché by Martijn van der Nat

A fourth one in my black and white architectural series; The Deloitte Building in The Hague, The Netherlands.

Check out some of the other images I made at this location in my blogpost:

…Or read more about the otter images from this series;

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