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Telecom center Wallis island

Telecom center Wallis island

Telecom center Wallis island. 2 Parabolic antennas
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 Hanle Observatory, India

Hanle Observatory, India

Hanle Observatory is the Indian Astronomical Observatory on Mt. Saraswati, Digpa-ratsa Ri, Hanle village. It is located near south-eastern Ladakh in the eastern Jammu and Kashmir state, India. It is the world's highest Observatory. It is operated by the Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bengaluru. The Observatory is at an altitude of 4,500 m (14,764 ft).


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Sphinx Observatory

Sphinx Observatory

Sphinx Observatory is an observatory located on Jungfraujoch in Switzerland.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sphinx_Observatory
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Array for Microwave Background Anisotropy (AMiBA)

Array for Microwave Background Anisotropy (AMiBA)

The Yuan-Tseh Lee Array for Microwave Background Anisotropy, also known as the Array for Microwave Background Anisotropy (AMiBA), is a radio telescope designed to observe the cosmic microwave background and the Sunyaev-Zel'dovich effect in clusters of galaxies. It is located on Mauna Loa in Hawaii, at 3,396 m above sea level.

AMiBA is currently configured as a 7-element interfero...
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Aldershot Observatory

Aldershot Observatory

Aldershot observatory is a circular red-brick building with a domed roof standing on Queens Avenue in Aldershot Military Town near Aldershot, England, home to the British Army since circa 1854. Inside is an 8-inch (200 mm) refracting telescope on a German-type equatorial mount with a clockwork drive which will run for about 2 hours without rewinding, this has a facility to vary the drive rate. ...
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Allegheny Observatory

Allegheny Observatory

The Allegheny Observatory is an American astronomical research institution, a part of the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Pittsburgh. The facility is listed on the National Register of Historical Places (ref. # 79002157, added 6-22-1979) and is designated as a Pennsylvania state and Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation historic landmark.

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Anglo-Australian Observatory

Anglo-Australian Observatory

The Anglo-Australian Observatory (AAO) is an optical/near-infrared astronomy observatory with its headquarters in suburban Sydney, Australia. Presently it is jointly funded by the United Kingdom and Australian governments and operates the 3.9 metre Anglo-Australian Telescope (AAT) and 1.2 metre UK Schmidt Telescope (UKST) at Siding Spring Observatory, located near the town of Coonabarabran, Aus...
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Brorfelde Observatory

Brorfelde Observatory

Brorfelde Observatory (Brorfelde Observatoriet) is an astronomical observatory (IAU code 054) home to the Brorfelde Schmidt Telescope. It was run as a branch of the Copenhagen University Observatory until 1996. It still has telescopes that are used by University of Copenhagen students, but the staff that manned them moved to the Rockefeller Complex in Copenhagen. It is located near Holbæk, Denm...
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Ole Romer Observatory

Ole Romer Observatory

Ole Rømer Observatory is a part of Aarhus University. It has two 11" (28cm) Celestron-telescopes with cameras.
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Ole Romers Observatorium Tusculanum

Ole Romers Observatorium Tusculanum


Ole Christensen Rømer, 25 September 1644, Århus – 19 September 1710, Copenhagen) was a Danish astronomer who in 1676 made the first quantitative measurements of the speed of light.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ole_R%C3%B8mer#The_Ole_R.C3.B8mer_Museum

Observatorium Tusculanum was an observatory Ole Rømer build in 1704 which he used until his death 1710.
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Chilbolton Radio Telescope

Chilbolton Radio Telescope

Chilbolton Observatory is part of the Science & Technology Facilities Council. The facilities at Chilbolton are run by the Chilbolton Group of the Space Science and Technology Department at Rutherford Appleton Laboratory and funded largely through Natural Environment Research Council (NERC).

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Ryle Telescope

Ryle Telescope

The Ryle Telescope was a linear east-west radio telescope array at the Mullard Radio Astronomy Observatory. In 2004 three of the telescopes were moved to create a compact two-dimensional array of telescopes at the east end of the interferometer. The remaining five antennas were switched off on 19 June 2006. The eight antennas have now become the Arcminute Microkelvin Imager Large Array.
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RT-70 Radio Astronomical Telescope at Galenki

RT-70 Radio Astronomical Telescope at Galenki

The RT-70 is part of a U.S. House of Representatives initiative to employ the Russian space surveillance system in the search for asteroids which may potentially be Earth impactors. While the project must still be approved by the Russian Ministry of Defense, it has been endorsed by the head of the Russian Federal Space Agency.
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ALL Observatories on Mauna Kea

ALL Observatories on Mauna Kea

A complete list of ALL the observatories and other astronomical facilities on Mauna Kea, complete with webcam and description links.
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Hai-men TV Tower

Hai-men TV Tower

Hai-men TV Tower
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Gran Telescopio Canarias

Gran Telescopio Canarias

The Gran Telescopio Canarias is the largest and the most technologically advanced telescope un the world.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gran_Telescopio_Canarias

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Nobeyama Radio Observatory

Nobeyama Radio Observatory

The Nobeyama Radio Observatory is a division of the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ) under the National Institutes of Natural Sciences (NINS). NRO operates powerful, advanced radio telescopes such as the 45 m radio telescope, the Nobeyama Millimeter Array (NMA), ASTE Submillimeter Telescope at Chile, and the Nobeyama Radioheliograph. A large number of scientists from around the...
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Ruse TV Tower

Ruse TV Tower

The Ruse TV Tower is a 204-meter high TV tower built of reinforced concrete at Rousse, Bulgaria. Originally, the structure was constructed as a 206-meter-high TV tower with a cafe/restaurant on top and was the tallest one on the Balkan peninsula until 2001[1]. In the 1990s an additional antenna was added bringing the height to 210 meters. And, in March 2007, the antenna was reconstructed bringi...
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Observatories Canary Islands

Observatories Canary Islands

All the observatory locations of Teide Observatory on Tenerife AND Roque De Los Muchachos on La Palma. Some amazing Telescopes! Comments - corrections send to rickbaldridge@comcast.net
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Beijing Ancient Observatory

Beijing Ancient Observatory

a pretelescopic observatory located in Beijing, China. The revolutionary tools used within this ancient observatory were built in 1442 during the Ming Dynasty, and later amended during the Qing Dynasty.
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California Observatories

California Observatories

A good list (but not all inclusive) of MANY Astronomical and Radio Observatories in California, with links and webcam links to many. EXCLUDED were private and some club observatories for security reasons. Please feel free to contact me to ADD a site to the list -- will keep it updated.
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Danish weather radars

Danish weather radars

These are the locations of the danish weather stations used by all weather forecast (DMI).

They are placed at each corner of Denmark: Roemoe, Sindal, Stevns and Bornholm.
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Planetarium Mannheim Germany

Planetarium Mannheim Germany

The planeterium was opened 1984. The building before, was built in 1927 was one of the first planetariums in the world. 280 People can take place and starts a journes to the history of the universe, the stars and the planets
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Old Observatory Mannheim

Old Observatory Mannheim

The old observatory in Mannheim was built between 1772 ans 1774. It was in use until 1880. Today the observatory is in Heidelberg on a mountain called Königsstuhl (King's chair). Today the tower is used as studio.
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Daegu Tower

Daegu Tower

The 202 meter Daegu Tower is South Korea's highest, built in 1992.
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