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Observatory

noun

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.

Example Sentences for

Observatory

1) 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
2) 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
3) Sometimes, indeed, a grizzly head might be seen, peering over the parapet-wall of a distant house; but it was quickly withdrawn again; and as the window of Oliver’s Observatory was nailed down, and dimmed with the rain and smoke of years, it was as much as he could do to make out the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.
4) 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
5) Strasbourg is the seat of several European institutions such as the Council of Europe -LRB- with its European Court of Human Rights , its European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines and its European Audiovisual Observatory -RRB- and the Eurocorps as well as the European Parliament and the European Ombudsman of the European Union
6) 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
7) In 1882 , Vogel became the Director at the Astrophysical Observatory Potsdam and he is best known for some work there in 1890
8) The Cape May Bird Observatory was founded in 1975 in Cape May , New Jersey , United States
9) Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy -LRB- SOFIA -RRB- , a joint project of NASA and the German Aerospace Center -LRB- DLR -RRB- for an airborne telescope
10) 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
11) The 89-story building features retail and office space in the lower section , and restaurants and a public Observatory near the top
12) An Observatory with its telescope , a gift of Lathrop Cooley , was a prominent feature of the building until 1939
13) A few years later , in 1872 , at the age of 24 , Palisa became the director of the Austrian Naval Observatory in Pula
14) It was found using data collected by at the CIDA Observatory in Venezuela
15) 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
16) 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
17) A few years later , in 1872 , at the age of 24 , Palisa became the leader of the Austrian Naval Observatory in Pola
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) 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
20) Huggins built his own Observatory from where he and his wife looked at spectral emission lines and absorption lines of astronomical objects
21) Kalliope is somewhat elongated , approximately 166 km in diameter , and slightly asymmetric , as evidenced by resolved images taken with the VLT at the European Southern Observatory
22) The Observatory is one of the largest in the Southern Hemisphere
23) The Prime Meridian is the meridian -LRB- line of longitude -RRB- that goes through the Royal Greenwich Observatory in London it is also known as the International Meridian or Greenwich Meridian
24) Despite this , by 1870 he was an assistant at the Universitys Observatory , and a year later gained a position at the Observatory in Geneva
25) Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy
26) He worked at Lick Observatory beginning in 1888 but was appointed director of the University of Pittsburghs Allegheny Observatory in 1891
27) 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.
28) 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.
29) In 1882 , Vogel became the Director at the Astrophysical Observatory Potsdam
30) Its name was chosen by George Bishop , the owner of the Observatory , who named it after Amphitrite , a sea goddess in Greek mythology