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Palomar

Mount. a mountain in S California, northeast of San Diego: site of Mount Palomar Observatory, which has a large (200-inch) reflecting telescope. Height: 1871 m (6140 ft.)
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Palomares was rushed to Sabili Hospital and later transferred to Paranaque City Doctors Hospital where he expired at around 5:23 p.m.
Fernando Palomares said that distributing newspapers was "leaving trails of powder," of incendiary ideas.
Project coordinator Dr Marco Antonio Rite Palomares said: "It's as simple as pregnancy tests.
Marco Antonio Rite Palomares, director of the Biotechnology Center of the Tec de Monterrey FEMSA.
The US Air Force B-52, carrying four hydrogen bombs, collided with a tanker during refueling in 1966 and crashed in the southern Spanish coastal village of Palomares. Three of the bombs - said to be more powerful than those dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki - were found in the countryside.
It is known as the Palomares accident that occurred when a US B-52 bomber crashed into a KC-135 refueling tanker midair at 31,000 feet (9,450 m) over the Mediterranean Sea, off the coast of Spain.
The crossings include Hamilton Boulevard, Park Avenue, Main Street and Palomares Street.
The loss and recovery of weapons off Palomares, Spain; the loss of a weapon near Savannah, Georgia; and the Titan II fire and explosion in Damascus, Arkansas (recently well covered by Eric Schlosser in his book Command and Control) usually come to mind first.