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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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Here is a list of the 35 College Observatories (In Alphabetical Order)
The workshop is the first of its kind being implemented in accordance with the instructions of the governor for the formation of urban observatories in the city and affiliated municipalities.
The four other observatories in China are located in Yangshuo in Guangxi province, Huangshan Mountain in Anhui, Zhangjiajie Mountain in Hunan, and Kanas Lake in Xinjiang.
The History and Development of Observatories during 'Abbasid Rule:
The two observatories will then be examining the sun from perpendicular positions.
Observatories, meanwhile, were raising modest revenues from subscribers to their time signals, and had a vested interest in preserving the local-time system.
While scientists have maintained observatories on land for centuries, the practice has not yet received broad support in the oceans.
LIGO will soon join a global network of gravity-wave observatories.
It is one of eight observatories covering NHS regions nationally.
The national observatories have, as their obligation, to serve the wider [astronomical] community.
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).
During the winter of 2004, the Canary Islands were unexpectedly hit with the biggest snowstorm in a generation, disabling nearly all of the observatories located on the islands.
The workshop, in which 58 local and international organizations participate, will review the experiences, targets, and concepts of urban observatories with a focus on human resources training," a spokesman of Arriyadh Development Authority (ADA) told Arab News Sunday.
Opened in 1935, Griffith Observatory is one of the best-known and most visited public observatories in the world.
Most ultraviolet light can't penetrate Earth's atmosphere to reach ground-based detectors, and only a few other space observatories have any ultraviolet capability.
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