Definition of Observatory. Meaning of Observatory. Synonyms of Observatory

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Definition of Observatory

Observatory
Observatory Ob*serv"a*to*ry, n.; pl. Observatories. [Cf. F. observatoire.] 1. A place or building for making observations on the heavenly bodies. 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 phenomena. 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 or celestial events. Astronomy, climatology/meteorology, geophysical, oceanography and volcanology...
- The Arecibo Observatory is a radio telescope in the muni****lity of Arecibo, Puerto Rico. As of 2018, the observatory is operated by University of Central...
- The Griffith Observatory is a facility in Los Angeles, California, sitting on the south-facing slope of Mount Hollywood in Los Angeles' Griffith Park...
- The Royal Observatory, Greenwich (ROG; known as the Old Royal Observatory from 1957 to 1998, when the working Royal Greenwich Observatory, RGO, moved...
- Number One Observatory Circle is the official residence of the Vice President of the United States. Located on the northeast grounds of the U.S. Naval...
- The United States Naval Observatory (USNO) is one of the oldest scientific agencies in the United States, with a primary mission to produce Positioning...
- The Cincinnati Observatory is located in Cincinnati, Ohio (United States) on top of Mount Lookout. It consists of two observatory buildings housing an...
- The Ulugh Beg Observatory is an observatory in Samarkand, Uzbekistan. Built in the 1420s by the Timurid astronomer Ulugh Beg, it is considered by scholars...
- Paranal Observatory is an astronomical observatory operated by the European Southern Observatory (ESO); it is located in the Atacama Desert of northern...
- Royal Observatory may refer to: Royal Observatory, Greenwich in England (formerly the Royal Greenwich Observatory) Paris Observatory in France (formerly...
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