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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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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.
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.
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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.
An international team of astronomers has spotted sugar molecules, a building block of life, in gas surrounding a young Sun-like star, according to the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan.
This programme is mainly focused on theoretical and observation research and for this purpose an astronomical observatory is planned to be established, the sources said.
Thirteen 12-m antennas manufactured by General Dynamics SATCOM Technologies have been installed at the 16,500-foot-high Chajnanator plateau in Chile, home to the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) astronomical observatory.
Showers of meteors will enter the earth atmosphere over the next few days to reach its peak Friday night to Saturday dawn at a rate of one hundred meteors per hour, expert at Al-Merzem Astronomical Observatory Khaled Al-Jamaan announced Wednesday.
Mohammed Awda, Chairman of the Islamic Crescents' Observation Project (ICOP), said the Emirates Astronomical Society (EAS), Dubai Astronomy Group, ICOP, and UAE Mobile Astronomical Observatory will jointly stage an observatory deck near the Marina Mall in Abu Dhabi for watching the 20-metre high space ship crossing the UAE air space from 11.
I found this to be the complete solution and saw the flash almost every time I looked, from the South African Astronomical Observatory in the Karoo region of South Africa.
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