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Definition of Observatory
ObservatoryObservatory Ob*serv"a*to*ry, n.; pl. Observatories. [Cf. F.
1. A place or building for making observations on the
The new observatory in Greenwich Park. --Evelyn.
2. A building fitted with instruments for making systematic
observations of any particular class or series of natural
3. A place, as an elevated chamber, from which a view may be
observed or commanded.
4. (Mil.) A lookout on a flank of a battery whence an officer
can note the range and effect of the fire. --Farrow.
Meaning of Observatory from wikipedia
- An observatory
is a location
used for observing
terrestrial, marine, or celestial
events. Astronomy, climatology/meteorology, geophysical, oceanography...
- This is a list of observatory codes
or MPC codes) published
by the Minor Planet
Center. For a detailed
description, see observations
- Arecibo Observatory
, also known
as the National Astronomy
and Ionosphere Center
(NAIC) and formerly known
as the Arecibo Ionosphere Observatory
, is an...
- The Vatican Observatory
Vaticana) is an astronomical research
and educational institution supported
by the Holy See. Originally
- Griffith Observatory
is a facility
in Los Angeles, California, sitting
on the south-facing slope
of Mount Hollywood
in Los Angeles' Griffith
- The Hong Kong Observatory
is a weather forecast agency
of the government
of Hong Kong. The Observatory forecasts
and issues warnings
- Loomis Observatory
as the Elias Loomis Observatory
) is the second oldest observatory
in the United
in Hudson, Ohio. Construction...
- The Lick Observatory
is an astronomical observatory owned
by the University
of California. It is on the summit
Hamilton, in the Diablo...
- The Parkes Observatory
as "The Dish") is a radio telescope observatory
(12 mi) north
of the town of Parkes, New South...
- The Latting Observatory
was a wooden tower
in New York City built
as part of the 1853 Exhibition
of the Industry
of All Nations, adjoining
the New York...
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