The entrance to Sunspot Observatory is blocked near Alamogordo, N.M., Friday, Sept. 14, 2018.  An observatory in the mountains of southern New Mexico that is dedicated to unlocking the mysteries of the sun has found itself at the center of a mystery that is creating a buzz here on earth.
The entrance to Sunspot Observatory is blocked near Alamogordo, N.M., Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. An observatory in the mountains of southern New Mexico that is dedicated to unlocking the mysteries of the sun has found itself at the center of a mystery that is creating a buzz here on earth. Alamogordo Daily News via AP Dylan Taylor-Lehman
The entrance to Sunspot Observatory is blocked near Alamogordo, N.M., Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. An observatory in the mountains of southern New Mexico that is dedicated to unlocking the mysteries of the sun has found itself at the center of a mystery that is creating a buzz here on earth. Alamogordo Daily News via AP Dylan Taylor-Lehman

Officials shed little light on closure of solar observatory

September 14, 2018 06:37 PM