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Solar tower

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A solar tower is a structure used to support equipment for studying the sun. Examples are the Mount Wilson 150 ft and 60 ft towers. The 60 ft tower is used to study helioseismology.

The term has also been used to refer to other structures used for experimental purposes, such as the Solar Tower Atmospheric Cherenkov Effect Experiment (STACEE) which is being used to study Cherenkov radiation, and the Weizmann Institute solar power tower.

See also Solar Tower, which is the registered name for a particular design of solar chimney, and solar power tower.

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