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Zweibrücken R2-D2 – Zweibrücken, Germany #SciFiSunday

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Awesome! Via Atlas Obscura.

A university in Germany has transformed its hilltop observatory into the charming likeness of RD-2D. The blue and white building looks like an oversized replica of the beloved Star Wars robot.

The project that transformed the building into this pop culture homage was led by Dr. Hubert Zitt, an immense fan of the franchise who even gives lectures on the films. He and his students were quickly able to paint the observatory and turn it into the quirky attraction it is today.

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