From great eggs and biscuits to outer space within an hour.
The silver dome houses a curved mirrored array that acts as the data collector. It's a very cool looking building. I imagine that people go in thinking that there's an eyepiece to look thru. There isn't. Here's what the business part of the telescope looks like:
The next shot is not nearly so impressive since it was shot a boring 1/6th of a second. Unthinkable before IS in cameras.
Love the way the exteriors look when you underexpose them with the 14-35 on the e30. Makes me want to re-do my place with silver foil :