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Historically, observatories were as simple as containing a sextant (for measuring the distance between stars) or Stonehenge (which has some alignments on astronomical phenomena). Modern astronomical observatories typically contain one or more permanently mounted telescopes contained in buildings with a rotating or removable dome.
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Astronomical ObservatoriesYonsei University Observatories - Seoul, Korea

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There are two optical refracting telescopes, 15cm and 40cm, mounted atop the science building at Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea. Yonsei, founded by missionary Horace Underwood, is one of Korea's premier schools.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Korea

date approved: 12/20/2008

last visited: never

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Astronomical ObservatoriesRitter Observatory - University of Toledo - Toledo,Ohio

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Ritter Observatory was built in 1967 and houses a 1-meter Ritchey-Chretien reflecting telescope. It is the largest optical telescope in Ohio. In addition to the telescope, the observatory utilizes a low/moderate resolution spectrograph, a high-resolution echelle spectrograph, and two CCD cameras.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JIMBOBWE

location: Ohio

date approved: 12/20/2008

last visited: 11/18/2011

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Astronomical ObservatoriesSternwarte für Gymnasien

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Small observatory for schools in Irsch

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member speedwalkers

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 12/20/2008

last visited: 2/21/2013

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Astronomical ObservatoriesSherzer Observatory - Eastern Michigan University - Ypsilanti, Michigan

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The Sherzer Observatory was started in 1878 with the gift of a 4-inch Alvan Clark refractor telescope, from the citizens of Ypsilanti.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GT.US

location: Michigan

date approved: 12/14/2008

last visited: 8/11/2011

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Astronomical ObservatoriesHaggart Astronomical Observatory - Oregon City, Oregon

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Smaller observatory on the campus of Clackamas College.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member shadow101

location: Oregon

date approved: 11/30/2008

last visited: 5/5/2011

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Astronomical ObservatoriesBedford School Observatory - Bedford, UK

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This modern observatory stands in the Bedford School grounds.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/30/2008

last visited: never

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Astronomical ObservatoriesUNH Observatory - Durham, NH

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A 14" telescope used for educational purposes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mountain_Wanderer

location: New Hampshire

date approved: 11/23/2008

last visited: never

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Astronomical ObservatoriesHvezdárna Ondrejov

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Secesní hvezdárna z roku 1898 je dnes soucástí Astronomického ústavu AV CR. Historická cást slouží jako muzeum. V nové hvezdárne je umísten jeden z nejvetších dalekohledu v Evrope. Areál je obklopen volne prístupným parkem se vzácnými drevinami.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Martani

location: Stredocesky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 11/23/2008

last visited: 3/26/2016

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Astronomical ObservatoriesLURE Observatory, University of Hawaii

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The Lunar Ranging Experiment (LURE) Observatory on the top of Haleakala, Maui

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ronjean

location: Hawaii

date approved: 11/7/2008

last visited: 1/10/2015

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Astronomical ObservatoriesBays Mountain Observatory - Kingsport, TN

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Bays Mountain Astronomy Club and planetarium staff has two facilities to show the public astronomical sights in both the daytime and nighttime skies.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/5/2008

last visited: never

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Astronomical ObservatoriesFoothill Observatory - Los Altos Hills, CA

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Astrological Observatory on the campus of Foothill College.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 11/5/2008

last visited: 11/6/2008

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Astronomical ObservatoriesOak Ridge Observatory Harvard MA

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The Oak Ridge Observatory, in Harvard, Massachusetts, formerly operated the largest optical telescope east of Texas in the U.S. Owned by Harvard University, it was operated by Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO), part of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) until August 19, 2005.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/30/2008

last visited: 3/4/2012

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Astronomical ObservatoriesMIT Haystack Observatory Westford MA

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The Haystack Observatory was founded in 1970 and occupies 1,300 acres of hilly woodlands in the towns of Groton, Tyngsborough, and Westford, about 40 miles northwest of the MIT campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts. A group of 100 scientists, engineers and technical personnel conducts the Observatory's research programs and operations. The Observatory is a center within MIT's overall research structure, and the Observatory Director reports to the MIT Vice President for Research.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/30/2008

last visited: 1/22/2012

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Astronomical ObservatoriesWesterbork Synthesis Radio Telescope

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Westerbork Synthesis Radio Telescope consisting of 14 dish antennas.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Petra+Floh

location: Drenthe, Netherlands

date approved: 10/28/2008

last visited: 10/21/2007

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Astronomical ObservatoriesBlaauw observatory on top of the Bernoulliborg building

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The Blaauw observatory is situated on top of Bernoulliborg building which houses part of the University of Groningen.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Petra+Floh

location: Groningen, Netherlands

date approved: 10/17/2008

last visited: never

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Astronomical ObservatoriesBREC, LSU, BRAS Highland Road Park Observatory - Baton Rouge, LA

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Located at 13800 Highland Road Baton Rouge, LA 70810. In the Highland Road Park complex.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member scrambler390

location: Louisiana

date approved: 9/28/2008

last visited: never

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Astronomical ObservatoriesJantar Mantar, Delhi, India

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The Jantar Mantar in Delhi is the first and one of several astronomical observatories raised by Maharaja Jai Singh II of Jaipur in 1724 that now lies in the heart of Delhi's commercial center near Connaught place.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member michael3900

location: India

date approved: 9/17/2008

last visited: 9/14/2011

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Astronomical ObservatoriesYerkes Observatory - Williams Bay, WI

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The Yerkes Observatory is a facility of the Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics of the University of Chicago. It is located at 373 West geneva St in Williams Bay, WI.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 9/15/2008

last visited: 5/10/2014

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Astronomical ObservatoriesPort Macquarie Observatory, Port Macquarie, NSW, Australia

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Port Macquarie Observatory, Port Macquarie, NSW, Australia

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Pensive Travellers

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 9/11/2008

last visited: 5/30/2015

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Astronomical ObservatoriesAstronomy Teaching Observatory - Gainesville, Florida

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This is the Astronomy Teaching Observatory at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member the federation

location: Florida

date approved: 9/11/2008

last visited: 9/12/2008

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Astronomical ObservatoriesHulbert Observatory - Cranbrook Institute of Science - Bloomfield Hills, MI

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Observatory attached to the Cranbrook Institute of science

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dinoprophet

location: Michigan

date approved: 9/11/2008

last visited: never

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Astronomical ObservatoriesObservatorio Astronomico - Parque de las Ciencias, Granada, Spain

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This Observatory is located on the grounds of the Science Park in Granada, Spain.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BarbershopDru

location: Spain

date approved: 9/4/2008

last visited: 3/10/2009

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Astronomical ObservatoriesMaui Space Surveillance System - Haleakala, Maui, HI

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The Maui Space Surveillance System (MSSS) is a state-of-the-art electro-optical facility combining operational satellite tracking facilities with a research and development facility, the only one of its kind in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Hawaiian Ninja

location: Hawaii

date approved: 8/31/2008

last visited: 5/16/2015

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Astronomical ObservatoriesThe Loxham Observatory - Cranfield University, Cranfield, Bedfordshire, UK

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An Observatory on the Cranfield University Campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/24/2008

last visited: 12/30/2000

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Astronomical ObservatoriesPoint Breeze residential observatory, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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private residential small observatory

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sherpes

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/19/2008

last visited: never

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