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USD814399S1
USD814399S1 US29520262 US201529520262F USD814399S US D814399 S1 USD814399 S1 US D814399S1 US 29520262 US29520262 US 29520262 US 201529520262 F US201529520262 F US 201529520262F US D814399 S USD814399 S US D814399S
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FIG. 1 is a top front perspective view of a photovoltaic panel array showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a rear view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a left side view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a right side view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a bottom view thereof; and,

FIG. 8 is a top front perspective view thereof in an example environment.

The broken lines in the figures show environment that forms no part of the claimed design.

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  1. The ornamental design for a photovoltaic panel array, as shown and described.
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