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Synonyms for observatory

a high structure or place commanding a wide view

Synonyms for observatory

a building designed and equipped to observe astronomical phenomena

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a structure commanding a wide view of its surroundings

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Cooperation will be carried out in equipment upgrades, frontier research and historical study in astronomical observation and staff training, said Yan Jun, director of the National Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences, here at the signing ceremony for a memorandum of understanding.
China will broadcast live the longest solar eclipse in the country in the century through TV, the Internet and mobile phones Wednesday, allowing people also in other countries to watch it, according to the National Astronomical Observatories of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
This money will also enable NASA to build on its vision to send a broad suite of robotic missions to destinations throughout the solar system and develop a bold new set of astronomical observatories to probe the mysteries of the universe, increasing investment in research, data analysis, and technology development in support of these goals.
The others are Small Astronomical Observatories, 1996; More Small Astronomical Observatories, 2002; and My Heavens
The University of North Dakota Department of Space Studies has launched a new Internet-based network of astronomical observatories.
These have been described, she says, as "death lodges, astronomical observatories, summer solstice calendars, boundary markers, and navigational aids.
A number of astronomical observatories across Japan broadcast the eclipse live on the Internet.
Belton, an astronomer at the National Optical Astronomical Observatories, in Tucson, Ariz.
Robert Witzemann, chair of the Maricopa County Audubon Society's conservation committee, points to an analysis by two scientists at the National Optical Astronomical Observatories (NOAO).
In the Atacama Desert of northern Chile lies one of the world's major concentrations of astronomical observatories.
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