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Fri November 1, 2013

Truck Driver Builds World's Largest Amateur Telescope

Mike Clements builds the world's largest amateur telescope.

A truck driver from West Jordan built the largest amateur telescope on record.

On the surface, Mike Clements is your typical professional truck driver for Central Refrigeration. But if you look closer, you will discover that Clements has a passion for building telescopes.

Clements said he became interested in telescopes when he was a kid. He would take apart telescopes and play with the pieces. Clements said this sparked an obsession for him.

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