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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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WW24.5 km

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Astronomical ObservatoriesAstronomisches Zentrum Schwabe e.V. Dessau

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Willkommen in der Bauhausstadt Dessau

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member roter_Wolf

location: Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany

date approved: 6/25/2014

last visited: 7/5/2014

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SESE45.9 km

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Astronomical ObservatoriesOld Astronomical Observatory Halle, SA, Germany

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Old Astronomical Observatory of Halle

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member geowuschel

location: Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany

date approved: 9/13/2011

last visited: 2/7/2014

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NENE68.4 km

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Astronomical ObservatoriesEinstein Tower - Potsdam, Germany

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The sun observatory that validated Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team

location: Brandenburg, Germany

date approved: 2/18/2019

last visited: never

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NENE68.6 km

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Astronomical ObservatoriesThe Great Refractor Telescope, Potsdam, Germany

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Built in 1899, the Big Refractor was one of the largest telescopes of its time.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team

location: Brandenburg, Germany

date approved: 10/5/2016

last visited: never

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NENE72.3 km

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Astronomical ObservatoriesBabelsberg Observatory - Potsdam, Germany

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A retired astronomical observatory

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team

location: Brandenburg, Germany

date approved: 2/19/2019

last visited: never

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NENE94 km

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Astronomical ObservatoriesArchenhold-Sternwarte - Berlin, Germany

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

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dieSulzer

location: Berlin, Germany

date approved: 11/7/2013

last visited: 6/22/2018

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SWSW155.6 km

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Astronomical Observatories"observatory" Saalfeld-Gorndorf

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The observatory in Saalfeld-Gorndorf! Die Sternwarte in Saalfeld-Gorndorf!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bianka11

location: Thüringen, Germany

date approved: 1/17/2013

last visited: 12/26/2012

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SESE158.7 km

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Astronomical ObservatoriesHvezdarna Teplice (Czech Republic)

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Astronomical Observatory in Teplice

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member rsc_cz

location: Ústecký kraj, Czechia

date approved: 2/21/2010

last visited: 12/27/2013

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