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Observatory

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Observatory

An observatory is a location used for observing terrestrial or celestial events. Astronomy, climatology/meteorology, geology, oceanography and volcanology are ...

Mauna Kea Observatories

www.ifa.hawaii.edu/mko/

The 4,200 meter high summit of Mauna Kea in Hawaii houses the world's largest observatory for optical, infrared, and submillimeter astronomy.

2016 List of Astronomical Observatories in the U.S.

www.go-astronomy.com/observatories.htm

Directory of astronomical observatories in the U.S. Click on a state to search for observatories in your area. Most observatories operate in the optical and infrared  ...

UC Observatories

www.ucolick.org/

Operates on behalf of the astronomers at all ten UC campuses and is comprised of extensive technical facilities, a business office, telescope and support ...

National Optical Astronomy Observatory

www.noao.edu/

Information, news, resources, outreach programs, gallery, observing information, software, and newsletter and reports.

Kitt Peak National Observatory

www.noao.edu/kpno/

Kitt Peak National Observatory (KPNO), part of the National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO), supports the most diverse collection of astronomical ...

The Carnegie Observatories

obs.carnegiescience.edu/

Information for observers, calendar, publications and libraries, seminars and conferences, fellowship program, and links.

Observatories - Caltech Astronomy

www.astro.caltech.edu/observatories/

Caltech's Palomar Observatory, in San Diego County, is home to the venerable Hale 200-inch Telescope, as well as the 60-inch instrument, the 48-inch Samuel  ...

Lowell Observatory: Home

lowell.edu/

Lowell Observatory is the home of Pluto and is a Non-Profit research institution. We offer daily tours and evening telescope viewing.

NRAO: Revealing the Hidden Universe

www.nrao.edu/

2016 Astronomy Outreach Ambassadors to Visit World-class Observatories in Chile. ACEAP ambassadors prepare for Chilean excursion. Read More ...

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ob·serv·a·to·ry
[uhb-zur-vuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee]
NOUN [PLURAL OB·SERV·A·TO·RIES.]
1.
a place or building equipped and used for making observations of astronomical, meteorological, or other natural phenomena, especially a place equipped with a powerful telescope for observing the planets and stars.
2.
an institution that controls or carries on the work of such a place.
3.
a place or structure that provides an extensive view; lookout.
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