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Observatory

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1) A place or building for making observations on the heavenly bodies.

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) A lookout on a flank of a battery whence an officer can note the range and effect of the fire.

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Observatory

1) He worked in the Observatoire Royal de Belgique -LRB- Belgian Royal Observatory -RRB- , located in the town of Uccle -LRB- which was used to name 1276 Ucclia -RRB-
2) The Observatory is one of the biggest in the Southern Hemisphere
3) An Observatory with its telescope , a gift of Lathrop Cooley , was a prominent feature of the building until 1939
4) Huggins built a private Observatory at 90 Upper Tulse Hill , South London from where he and his wife carried out extensive observations of the spectral emission lines and absorption lines of various celestial objects
5) He worked at Lick Observatory beginning in 1888 but was appointed director of the University of Pittsburghs Allegheny Observatory in 1891
6) It is named after Lund Observatory , Sweden
7) Nine of these telescopes were built by the European Southern Observatory -LRB- ESO -RRB- organization , and several of the others are partly maintained by ESO
8) Robert Innes , Director of the Union Observatory in Johannesburg , South Africa in 1915 , discovered that Proxima Centauri had the same proper motion as Alpha Centauri
9) Kalliope is somewhat stretched , approximately 180 km in diameter , and slightly asymmetric , as evidenced by resolved images taken with the VLT at the European Southern Observatory synthesis including recent ones with the VLT 8m telescope
10) Another `` remarkably modern-looking ' globe of the Earth was made by Taqi al-Din at the Istanbul Observatory of Taqi al-Din during the 1570s
11) Sometimes, indeed, a grizzly head might be seen, peering over the parapet-wall of a distant house; but it was quickly withdrawn again; and as the window of Oliver’s Observatory was nailed down, and dimmed with the rain and smoke of years, it was as much as he could do to make out the forms of the different objects beyond, without making any attempt to be seen or heard,—which he had as much chance of being, as if he had lived inside the ball of St.
12) This determination of starting moment is more accurate than the Gregorian calendar because it is synchronized with the vernal equinox year , M. Heydari-Malayeri , A concise review of the Iranian calendar , Paris Observatory
13) Proxima Centauri was found to share the same proper motion as Alpha Centauri in 1915 by Robert Innes while he was Director of the Union Observatory in Johannesburg , South Africa
14) A few years later , in 1872 , at the age of 24 , Palisa became the director of the Austrian Naval Observatory in Pula
15) Another `` remarkably modern-looking ' terrestrial globe of the Earth was constructed by Taqi al-Din at the Istanbul Observatory of Taqi al-Din during the 1570s
16) It is located about 160 km north of La Serena , 27 km south of Las Campanas Observatory , and 100 km north of Cerro Tololo Observatory
17) It was found using data collected by at the CIDA Observatory in Venezuela
18) The Secret Agent revolves on an explosion at Greenwich Observatory which we never actually witness, as well as on the cryptic silence of young Stevie.
19) La Silla Observatory is an astronomical Observatory in Chile with eighteen telescopes
20) The Secret Agent revolves on an explosion at Greenwich Observatory which we never actually witness, as well as on the cryptic silence of young Stevie.
21) The Observatory was relocated to its present site on Wakefield Road thanks to the generosity of Ella M. Stephens
22) Sometimes, indeed, a grizzly head might be seen, peering over the parapet-wall of a distant house; but it was quickly withdrawn again; and as the window of Oliver’s Observatory was nailed down, and dimmed with the rain and smoke of years, it was as much as he could do to make out the forms of the different objects beyond, without making any attempt to be seen or heard,—which he had as much chance of being, as if he had lived inside the ball of St.
23) Its name was chosen by George Bishop , the owner of the Observatory , who named it after Amphitrite , a sea goddess in Greek mythology
24) He worked in the Observatoire Royal de Belgique -LRB- Belgian Royal Observatory -RRB- , situated in the town of Uccle -LRB- after which the asteroid 1276 Ucclia is named -RRB-
25) The Observatory is one of the largest in the Southern Hemisphere
26) La Silla Observatory is an Observatory in Chile with eighteen telescopes that study the stars
27) A few years later , in 1872 , at the age of 24 , Palisa became the leader of the Austrian Naval Observatory in Pola
28) It can be found about 160 kilometers north of La Serena , 27 kilometers south of the Las Campanas Observatory , and about 100 kilometers north of the Cerro Tololo Observatory
29) In 1882 , Vogel became the Director at the Astrophysical Observatory Potsdam and he is best known for some work there in 1890
30) The 89-story building features retail and office space in the lower section , and restaurants and a public Observatory near the top