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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This is a very special opportunity," said Shao Zhenyi, an astronomer at the Shanghai Astronomical Observatory.
See, for example, the earlier Orbiting Astronomical Observatory satellites.
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The editor is affiliated with the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan.
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Japanese astronaut Takao Doi recently found a supernova and the discovery was recognized by the International Astronomical Union, the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan said Saturday.
Mauna Kea on Hawaii Island to mark the completion of construction there of Subaru, one of the world's largest optical-infrared telescopes, by Japan's National Astronomical Observatory.

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