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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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 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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Fan Mountain Observatory

Fan Mountain Observatory

The University of Virginia operates the Fan Mountain Observatory, about 15 miles south of Charlottesville. The Observatory was established in the mid-1960's as a new, dark site away from the light pollution produced by the growth of the Charlottesville area, 566 meters above sea level. The Observatory was used extensively for research up until the late-1980's.
In recent years, extensive...
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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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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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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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McDonald Observatory - Texas  (overlay)

McDonald Observatory - Texas (overlay)

McDonald Observatory, a research unit of The University of Texas at Austin, is one of the world's leading centers for astronomical research, teaching, and public education and outreach. Observatory facilities are located atop Mount Locke and Mount Fowlkes in the Davis Mountains of West Texas, which offer some of the darkest night skies in the continental United States. The Observatory's adminis...
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Roque de los Muchachos Observatory

Roque de los Muchachos Observatory

Roque de los Muchachos Observatory (Spanish: Observatorio del Roque de los Muchachos) is an astronomical observatory located in the municipality of GarafÝa on the island of La Palma in the Canary Islands. The observatory site is operated by the Instituto de AstrofÝsica de Canarias which is based on nearby Tenerife, and it is part of European Northern Observatory.

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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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