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January 28, 2014 - The crew watches the Clark Telescope lens cell being tentatively lowered to the ground.

January 28, 2014 - The crew watches the Clark Telescope lens cell being tentatively lowered to the ground.

January 28, 2014 - Everyone is eager to get a picture of the Clark Telescope lens cell once it is lowered to the ground.

January 28, 2014 - Everyone is eager to get a picture of the Clark Telescope lens cell once it is lowered to the ground.

January 28, 2014 - The second counterweight is lifted out of the Clark Telescope dome.

January 28, 2014 - The second counterweight is lifted out of the Clark Telescope dome.

January 28, 2014 - Ralph Nye prepares to remove the next counterweight off the Clark Telescope.

January 28, 2014 - Ralph Nye prepares to remove the next counterweight off the Clark Telescope.

January 28, 2014 - The first piece of the Clark Telescope, a counterweight, is lifted out of the dome by crane.

January 28, 2014 - The first piece of the Clark Telescope, a counterweight, is lifted out of the dome by crane.

January 28, 2014 - The third counterweight is finally off! The crane was used to slowly unscrew the weight from its position, which took around 10 minutes.

January 28, 2014 - The third counterweight is finally off! The crane was used to slowly unscrew the weight from its position, which took around 10 minutes.

January 28, 2014 - The Clark tube is completely out of the dome, leaving the naked mount and pier. The mount will come out on another day while the pier will stay in place.

January 28, 2014 - The Clark tube is completely out of the dome, leaving the naked mount and pier. The mount will come out on another day while the pier will stay in place.

Clark Mount Removal 2/25/2014 - Bolting the temporary pier into place.

Clark Mount Removal 2/25/2014 - Bolting the temporary pier into place.

Clark Mount Removal 2/25/2014 - Attaching the crane to the mount.

Clark Mount Removal 2/25/2014 - Attaching the crane to the mount.

Clark Mount Removal 2/25/2014 - The mount is carefully lifted out of the dome.

Clark Mount Removal 2/25/2014 - The mount is carefully lifted out of the dome.

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