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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 K÷nigsstuhl (King's chair). Today the tower is used as studio.
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Purple Mountain Observatory

Purple Mountain Observatory

It was built in 1929 and starting in operation in 1934. PMO is the first modern astronomical Observatory in China.
http://www.pmo.ac.cn/English/-pmo-1.htm
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Kuffner Observatory

Kuffner Observatory

The Kuffner Observatory is a historical Observatory that was founded in 1884 by the Viennese brewer Moritz von Kuffner as a private research institute. Probably the most famous astronomer who has ever worked at the observatory was Karl Schwarzschild.
The observatory's main instrument is a double refractor for visual and photographic use with apertures of 27 cm and 15.6 cm, respectivel...
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Palomar Observatory

Palomar Observatory

The grounds of the famous Palomar Observatory on Palomar Mountain, California. Home of the famous Hale 200-inch mirror and (according to the site) the discoverer of our solar system's 10th planet. Visited a couple years ago, and it's well worth the scenic drive to the mountaintop.
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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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Seoul Tower, South Korea

Seoul Tower, South Korea

The Namsan Seoul Tower is located on the top of Nam Mountain, covered with pine trees. It can be seen by eyesight from everywhere in Seoul when the weather is clear.

At the top observatory there are many sorts of exhibitions, restaurants, and shopping corners. You must use the elevator to get to the top, and tickets are sold at the entrance.
If you purchase the multi ticket yo...
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Mount Washington Observatory

Mount Washington Observatory

Mount Washington is the highest peak in the northeastern U.S. with an elevation of 6,288'. It is located in the heart of the White Mountain National Forest. The mountain boasts about some of the world's most severe weather and retains the world record for recorded wind speed at 231 mph.
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Archenhold Observatory

Archenhold Observatory

The Archenhold Observatory, named in honor of Friedrich Simon Archenhold, is an observatory in Berlin-Treptow.

It was opened to the public on 1 May 1896 as the Treptow Observatory to coincide with the Berlin Industrial Show. Based on Archenhold's design it contained what was then the world's longest telescope, with a focal length of 21 meters. The Observatory was named after Archenhold at...

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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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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 HolbŠk, Denm...
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Mount John University Observatory

Mount John University Observatory

Mount John University Observatory, New Zealand, is situated at an altitude of 1,031 meters on Mount John at the northern end of the Mackenzie Basin in the South Island of New Zealand.
The observatory consists of four telescopes: two 0.6m, one 1.0m, and a 1.8m 'MOA Telescope'.
The nearest population centre is the resort town Lake Tekapo
The observatory was officially opene...
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Neuman Observatory

Neuman Observatory

The historic Neuman Observatory, at Carroll College, in Helena, Montana, USA, has a brand new Meade LX200 GPS telescope guided by a global positioning satellite.
Rotness, president of the Astronomical Institute of the Rockies, said the 14-inch scope , valued at more than $5,000, was installed in April, along with a new shake-proof mount.
The 14-inch aperture telescope is the mos...
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