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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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European Universe Awareness is coordinated by Leiden University (the Netherlands) in collaboration with partners in Heidelberg University (Germany), UniversitatPolitecnica De Catalunya (Spain), INAF - Arcetri Observatory (Italy), the South African Astronomical Observatory SAAO (South Africa) and the Armagh Observatory (United Kingdom).
Prof George Miley, IAU Vice President for Development and Education, said that he was particularly pleased that the Executive Committee chose South Africa and the South African Astronomical Observatory, because South Africa is a role model for combining world-class astronomical research facilities with a pioneering programme of astronomical outreach.
Another team, led by Luigi Stella of the Astronomical Observatory of Rome and Mario Vietri of the University of Rome, found telltale oscillations in the intensity of X rays from several rapidly spinning neutron stars.
SOFIA also will test, deliver and operate the flying astronomical observatory.
Contract award:supply teaching equipment - automatic astronomical observatory dome with the equipment for the project under the name The fascinating world of science and technology
Dr Peter Martinez MRSSAf, of the National Research Foundation's South African Astronomical Observatory and former ASSA President (2008/9) has been appointed Chairperson of the Council.
TMT is the next-generation astronomical observatory that is scheduled to begin scientific operations in 2018 on Mauna Kea.
The National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ) on Wednesday announced the discovery of about 100 ''floating small objects'' in a star-forming region made through its telescope in Hawaii.
I'm pleased to report that the only astronomical observatory on Mars is open for business," says Nicholas Thomas of the Max Planck Institute for Aeronomy in Katlenburg-Lindau, Germany.
He is a trustee of the Mount Cuba Astronomical Observatory and the Bartol Institute, a member of the Board of Overseers of Fermi National Laboratory, and a director of the Industrial Research Institute.
SOFIA, expected to begin flying in 2001, will be the world's largest flying astronomical observatory.
The site is home to 12 telescopes owned by the Australian National University, the University of New South Wales, the Australian Astronomical Observatory and other institutions.
This indeed will be a great pity if the rare event is ruined by rain or cloudy weather on Wednesday morning," said an expert from Shanghai Astronomical Observatory.
The next total lunar eclipse which can be viewed in Japan is set for May 5, 2004, according to the Public Information Office of the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan.
Gabrielle Cremonese of the Astronomical Observatory in Padua, Italy, reported the finding in an April 18 circular of the International Astronomical Union.
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