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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BBS Architects, Landscape Architects and Engineers has completed the new astronomical observatory at the Suffolk County Community College's (SCCC) Selden Campus.
"The astronomical observatory will be open till 2 or 3 am, depending on local authorities' permission.
Trevor Swann, director of strategy and standards at the partnership, formed in 2007 and covering primary to secondary learning, said: "Going as far back to the work of Lord Armstrong in his astronomical observatory at Cragside and Charles Parsons' production of optical equipment for telescopes at his Heaton factory, the North East has a rich space engineering heritage.
Its director of strategy and standards, Trevor Swann, said: "Going as far back to the work of Lord Armstrong in his astronomical observatory at Cragside and Charles Parsons' production of optical equipment for telescopes at his Heaton factory, the North East has a rich space engineering heritage."
Researchers at the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ) investigated environment in which a galaxy with a massive black hole at its center exists.
* Inside, there's an astronomical observatory, a lab for electronic work and an area designated for physics experiments like the egg drop test.
The UAE National Astronomical Observatory and Telescope project has been approved and authorities are at the phase of putting the specification for the bidding process, the CEO of Dubai Astronomy Group said.
ROME, Sha'ban 20, 1434, Jun 29, 2013, SPA -- Margherita Hack, an astrophysicist who explained her research on the stars in plain language for the public and who championed civil rights in her native Italy, died on Saturday in the Adriatic Sea town of Trieste, where she had headed an astronomical observatory. She was 91, AP reported.
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At the South African Astronomical Observatory in Sutherland three 1-metre telescope buildings have been erected thus far.
Major benefactors to the town, the family donated the museum, the library and the astronomical observatory.

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