astronomical observatory


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astronomical observatory

[‚as·trə′näm·ə·kəl əb′zər·və‚tȯr·ē]
(astronomy)
A building designed and equipped for making observations of astronomical phenomena.
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The contract is for the supply, assembly and installation of teaching equipment - automatic astronomical observatory dome with equipment for the project under the name The fascinating world of science and technology, co-financed by the European Social Fund under the Human Capital Operational Programme, hereinafter referred to as the Equipment.
The National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ) joined TMT as a Collaborating Institution in 2008 while its Chinese counterpart joined TMT as an Observer in 2009.
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67-meter system, which includes a 12-foot-diameter mirror, will be installed at the Mount Haleakala astronomical observatory in Maui, Hawaii.
Jaipur, Apr 1 (ANI): The authorities at the world-renowned astronomical observatory, Jantar Mantar, in Jaipur, have approached the UNESCO for giving a world heritage site status.
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He has been involved with the DST (Department of Science and Technology) and DoE (Department of Education) through the NRF (National Research Foundation) and the SA Astronomical Observatory in using astronomy as a vehicle for communicating and promoting science amongst the South African public in general, but in particular, its youth and educators, in both urban and rural areas.
According to the National Astronomical Observatory (NAO), the major developer of the program, the facility will greatly improve China's capacity for astronomical observation.
The National Astronomical Observatory of Japan on Tuesday made public via the Internet (http://www.
Wampler and Li-Fan Wang of the Beijing Astronomical Observatory viewed the ring in visible light last December using the New Technology Telescope in La Serena, Chile.
The Subaru telescope, one of the world's biggest, has been out of service for the past two months due to damage to its mirror supports, officials of the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan said Friday.
Images taken with Yohkoh's hard X-ray telescope seem to confirm another, more basic tenet of flare activity, says Takeo Kosugi of Japans' National Astronomical Observatory in Tokyo.

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