Astronomical observatories

2017-07-28T17:23:00+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Byurakan Observatory, Space telescope, Ōizumi Observatory, Konkoly Observatory, Collurania-Teramo Observatory, Sonneberg Observatory, Karl Schwarzschild Observatory, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Biały Słoń, Spektr-RG, Astronomical Observatory of Lisbon, Very Large Telescope, Jena Observatory, United States Naval Observatory, Kuiper Airborne Observatory, Detroit Observatory, Old Naval Observatory, Siding Spring Observatory, Radcliffe Observatory, South African Astronomical Observatory, Royal Observatory of Madrid, Vienna Observatory, Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam, Mount Wilson Observatory, Vatican Observatory, Las Cumbres Observatory flashcards Astronomical observatories
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  • Byurakan Observatory
    The Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory, or Byurakan Observatory is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by the Armenian Academy of Sciences.
  • Space telescope
    A space telescope or space observatory is an instrument located in outer space to observe distant planets, galaxies and other astronomical objects.
  • Ōizumi Observatory
    Ōizumi Observatory (code 411) is a private astronomical observatory in Ōizumi, Gunma Prefecture, Japan.
  • Konkoly Observatory
    Konkoly Observatory (Konkoly Obszervatórium) is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
  • Collurania-Teramo Observatory
    Osservatorio Astronomico di Collurania-Teramo "V.
  • Sonneberg Observatory
    Sonneberg Observatory (German: Sternwarte Sonneberg) is an astronomical observatory and was formerly an institute of the Academy of Science in the German Democratic Republic.
  • Karl Schwarzschild Observatory
    The Karl Schwarzschild Observatory (German: Karl-Schwarzschild-Observatorium) is an astronomical observatory originally founded in 1960 as an affiliated institute of the former Deutsche Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin and named in honour of the astronomer and physicist Karl Schwarzschild.
  • National Astronomical Observatory of Japan
    The National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (国立天文台 kokuritsu tenmondai) (NAOJ) is an astronomical research organisation comprising several facilities in Japan, as well as an observatory in Hawaii.
  • Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
    The Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) is a research institute of the Smithsonian Institution headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where it is joined with the Harvard College Observatory (HCO) to form the Harvard–Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA).
  • Biały Słoń
    Biały Słoń (English: White Elephant; Ukrainian: Білий слон, Bily slon) is a Polish name for an abandoned campus of the former Polish Astronomical and Meteorological Observatory, located at remote area on the peak of Pip Ivan in the Chornohora range of the Carpathian Mountains, Ukraine.
  • Spektr-RG
    Spektr-RG (Russian for Spectrum + Röntgen + Gamma; also called Spectrum-X-Gamma, SRG, SXG) is an international high-energy astrophysics observatory, which is being built under the leadership of the Russian Space Research Institute (IKI).
  • Astronomical Observatory of Lisbon
    The Astronomical Observatory of Lisbon (Portuguese: Observatório Astronómico de Lisboa) is an astronomical observatory located in Tapada da Ajuda, in the civil parish of Alcântara, municipality of Lisbon.
  • Very Large Telescope
    The Very Large Telescope (VLT) is a telescope facility operated by the European Southern Observatory on Cerro Paranal in the Atacama Desert of northern Chile.
  • Jena Observatory
    Astrophysikalisches Institut und Universitäts-Sternwarte Jena (AIU Jena, Astrophysical Institute and University Observatory Jena, or simply Jena Observatory) is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by Friedrich Schiller University of Jena.
  • United States Naval Observatory
    The United States Naval Observatory (USNO) is one of the oldest scientific agencies in the United States, with a primary mission to produce Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT) for the United States Navy and the United States Department of Defense.
  • Kuiper Airborne Observatory
    The Gerard P. Kuiper Airborne Observatory (KAO) was a national facility operated by NASA to support research in infrared astronomy.
  • Detroit Observatory
    The Detroit Observatory is located on the corner of Observatory and Ann streets in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
  • Old Naval Observatory
    Old Naval Observatory is a historic site in Northwest, Washington, D.
  • Siding Spring Observatory
    Siding Spring Observatory near Coonabarabran, New South Wales, Australia, part of the Research School of Astronomy & Astrophysics (RSAA) at the Australian National University (ANU), incorporates the Anglo-Australian Telescope along with a collection of other telescopes owned by the Australian National University, the University of New South Wales, and other institutions.
  • Radcliffe Observatory
    Radcliffe Observatory was the astronomical observatory of the University of Oxford from 1773 until 1934, when the Radcliffe Trustees sold it and built a new observatory in Pretoria, South Africa.
  • South African Astronomical Observatory
    South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) is the national center for optical and infrared astronomy in South Africa.
  • Royal Observatory of Madrid
    The Royal Observatory of Madrid is a historic observatory situated on a small hill next to the Buen Retiro Park in Madrid, Spain.
  • Vienna Observatory
    The Vienna Observatory (German: Universitätssternwarte Wien) is an astronomical observatory in Vienna, Austria.
  • Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam
    Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP) is a German research institute.
  • Mount Wilson Observatory
    The Mount Wilson Observatory (MWO) is an astronomical observatory in Los Angeles County, California, United States.
  • Vatican Observatory
    The Vatican Observatory (Latin: Specola Vaticana) is an astronomical research and educational institution supported by the Holy See.
  • Las Cumbres Observatory
    Las Cumbres Observatory (LCO) is a non-profit private operating foundation directed by the technologist Wayne Rosing.