Nobody Knows Why This Observatory In New Mexico Was Mysteriously Shut Down

The Land of Enchantment is home to some of the nation’s creepiest incidents. From Roswell to paranormal sightings in ghost towns throughout the state, it’s no wonder that New Mexicans are quick to wonder if mysterious events are connected to something extraterrestrial. Earlier this month, an observatory that’s home to one of the world’s largest solar telescopes was suddenly shut down and evacuated with no explanation. Is this a simple matter, or an otherworldly mysterious event?

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What do you think has happened at Sunspot? Do you believe that there’s something more to this than meets the eye? Let us know your thoughts and theories in the comments.

If you’re looking to embrace the conspiracy theorist in you and the culture of Roswell in a lighthearted manner, you must visit their annual UFO festival.