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Nihondaira Observatory

Nihondaira Observatory is an astronomical observatory that is located on a hill overlooking Shimizu, Japan. It has been the source for numerous discoveries of minor planet by astronomer Takeshi Urata. In 2007, the observatory was ranked 43rd in t ...

                                               

Ōizumi Observatory

Ōizumi Observatory is a private astronomical observatory in Ōizumi, Gunma Prefecture, Japan. Takao Kobayashi has made discoveries of numerous minor planets at the observatory. Since its founding, Kobayashi has discovered 1.200 minor asteroids and ...

                                               

BOOTES

BOOTES, the B urst O bserver and O ptical T ransient E xploring S ystem, is a network of astronomical observatories with sites in Southern Spain, New Zealand, China, parts of the United States in Michigan and Mexico mostly 0.6m diameter telescope ...

                                               

Forcarei Astronomical Observatory

It is a two floor building: there are also several outbuildings at ground level; the main telescope is on the upper one, within a 4m dome. The telescope has a 50 cm reflector with a focal aperture of ca.4 meters and is equipped with a 4008 x 2672 ...

                                               

Yebes Observatory

Yebes Observatory) is an astronomical observatory located at Yebes, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain. Yebes Observatory is the main scientific and technical facility of the National Geographic Institute of Spain. The facilities include two radio telesco ...

                                               

Astronomical observatories in the United States

                                               

Astronomical observatories in the United States by state

                                               

Ashton Observatory

Ashton Observatory is an astronomical observatory operated by the Des Moines Astronomical Society. Built in 1983, it is located in Ashton-Wildwood county park near Baxter, Iowa.

                                               

Baker Observatory

The William G. and Retha Stone Baker Observatory is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by Missouri State University. It is located in Marshfield, Missouri.

                                               

Bowman Observatory

Bowman Observatory is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by the Greenwich, Connecticut Board of Education. Members of The Astronomical Society of Greenwich staff the observatory under the auspices of the Boards Continuing Education De ...

                                               

Collins Observatory

The Eileen M. Collins Observatory is a small astronomical observatory operated by Corning Community College in Corning, New York. It is named for astronaut Eileen Collins. The observatory is primarily used to teach astronomy classes, but the coll ...

                                               

David Cole Observatory

The David B. Cole Observatory is an educational astronomical observatory owned and operated by Barnstable High School. It is named after David Cole, the longtime trustee of the trust fund of Enoch Cobb. The observatory itself houses one telescope ...

                                               

Desert Beaver Observatory

Coordinates: 32°44′59″N 111°40′54″W The Desert Beaver Observatory is a private astronomical observatory near Eloy, Arizona. The asteroid 25893 Sugihara was discovered at the Desert Beaver Observatory by William Kwong Yu Yeung.

                                               

Fernbank Observatory

Dr. Ralph L. Buice, Jr. Observatory is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by the Fernbank Science Center. It is located between Decatur and Atlanta, Georgia. The observatory owns a 0.9144 m Cassegrain telescope housed beneath a 10 m dome.

                                               

Foothill Observatory

Foothill Observatory is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by Peninsula Astronomical Society and Foothill College. It is located on the colleges campus in Los Altos Hills, California. The observatory is used by students enrolled in th ...

                                               

Francis Marion University Observatory

Francis Marion University Observatory is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by Francis Marion University. Built in 1982, it is located in Florence, South Carolina.

                                               

Frosty Drew Observatory

Frosty Drew Observatory is an educational astronomical observatory owned and operated by the Frosty Drew Memorial Fund. It is located in the Ninigret National Wildlife Refuge in Charlestown, Rhode Island midway along the coast line between Wester ...

                                               

Glen D. Riley Observatory

Glen D. Riley Observatory is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by Naperville Astronomical Association. It was founded 1973 and located in Naperville, Illinois. Partnered with the DuPage Valley Observatory, which is equipped with a cu ...

                                               

Hard Labor Creek Observatory

Hard Labor Creek Observatory is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by Georgia State University in the United States. It is located within Hard Labor Creek State Park, 50 miles east of the Atlanta, Georgia campus.

                                               

Hidden Valley Observatory

Hidden Valley Observatory is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by Black Hills Astronomical Society. Located just outside Rapid City, South Dakota, the observatory sits on the edge of the Black Hills National Forest. The grounds inclu ...

                                               

HIPAS Observatory

The HIPAS Observatory was a research facility intended to study the ionosphere and its influence on radio communications. It was operated by the UCLA plasma physics laboratory from 1986 through 2007. A unique capability at that time, it could rad ...

                                               

Hobbs Observatory

Hobbs Observatory is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by University of Wisconsin–Eau Claires Department of Physics and Astronomy and home to the Chippewa Valley Astronomical Society. It is located in the Beaver Creek Reserve four mi ...

                                               

Judson B. Coit Observatory

Judson B. Coit Observatory is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by Boston University on the roof of the College of Arts & Sciences at 725 Commonwealth Avenue in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. The observatory is used in undergraduate and ...

                                               

Kirkwood Observatory

Kirkwood Observatory is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by Indiana University. It is located in Bloomington, Indiana, United States. It is named for Daniel Kirkwood an astronomer and professor of mathematics at Indiana University w ...

                                               

La Posta Astro-Geophysical Observatory

The La Posta Astro-Geophysical Observatory was a 60-foot-diameter Navy Electronics Laboratory radio-telescope installation at Campo, CA. Construction began in 1964 at a 3.900-foot-altitude 1.200 m site in the Laguna Mountains, 65 miles 105 kilome ...

                                               

Las Brisas Observatory

Las Brisas Observatory is an astronomical observatory located 11 miles west of Pikes Peak, Colorado on Las Brisas ranch. It was built in 1979 and is owned by Paul Signorelli.

                                               

Laws Observatory

Laws Observatory is the name of three separate astronomical observatories owned and operated by University of Missouri from 1880 to the present. Named after former University President Samuel Laws, it is located in Columbia, Missouri.

                                               

Margaret M. Jacoby Observatory

Margaret M. Jacoby Observatory is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by the Community College of Rhode Island. It opened in 1978 and is located in Warwick, Rhode Island, United States. The Observatory was renamed in 1995 to honor Prof ...

                                               

McMillin Observatory

McMillin Observatory is an astronomical observatory built around 1895, named after Emerson McMillin and run by the Ohio State University. It was closed in 1968, and its telescope later moved to Ballreich Observatory. The observatory was equipped ...

                                               

Mehalso Observatory

Mehalso Observatory is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by Penn State Erie. A gift from Dr. Robert Mehalso and his wife, Elizabeth, it is located in Erie, Pennsylvania.

                                               

Miller Observatory

Lucile Miller Observatory is an astronomical observatory owned by Catawba County Schools and operated by the Catawba Valley Astronomy Club. It is located on the campus of Maiden Middle School in Maiden, North Carolina, which is the former locatio ...

                                               

Mounds Observatory

The ACT Observatory is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by the Astronomy Club of Tulsa. It is located 30 miles south of downtown Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States in the town of Mounds. It was also known as Mounds/RMCC Observatory befo ...

                                               

Mount Cuba Astronomical Observatory

Mount Cuba Astronomical Observatory is an astronomical observatory is located at 1610 Hillside Mill Road, Greenville, Delaware, United States. This observatory is home to a 0.6-meter telescope used by the Delaware Astronomical Society, the Univer ...

                                               

Mountain Skies Observatory

Mountain Skies Observatory is a privately owned astronomical observatory located in Lyman, Wyoming, USA. It is one of the largest observatories in the region and is used frequently by the Bridger Valley Astronomical Society.

                                               

Naylor Observatory

Naylor Observatory is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by Astronomical Society of Harrisburg. It is located near Lewisberry, Pennsylvania, United States.

                                               

North Georgia Astronomical Observatory

North Georgia Astronomical Observatory is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by University of North Georgia. It is located in Dahlonega, Georgia.

                                               

Oil Region Astronomical Observatory

Oil Region Astronomical Observatory is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by Oil Region Astronomical Society. The Oil Region Astronomical Society was founded in 1993. It is located in Venango County, Pennsylvania.

                                               

Oliver Observing Station

The Oliver Observing Station, named after Barnard M. Oliver, is an independent professional astronomical observatory owned and operated by Monterey Institute for Research in Astronomy. It is located in the Los Padres National Forest, about 20 mil ...

                                               

Paul Robinson Observatory

Paul Robinson Observatory is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by Edwin E. Aldrin Astronomical Center. It is located in High Bridge, New Jersey.

                                               

Remote Astronomical Society Observatory of New Mexico

The Remote Astronomical Society Observatory, Mayhill, also known as iTelescope Observatory is a remotely controlled observatory hosted by the New Mexico Skies astronomy hosting company and operated by the iTelescope network. It has a variety of t ...

                                               

Robert Brownlee Observatory

Robert Brownlee Observatory is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by the Mountain Skies Astronomical Society. It is located in Lake Arrowhead, California, USA. The observatory was named for Robert Gregg Brownlee, a biochemist.

                                               

Rolnick Observatory

The Westport Observatory is an astronomical observatory in Westport, Connecticut, operated by the Westport Astronomical Society and formerly known as the Rolnick Observatory. The observatory is located at the highest elevation in the town. It was ...

                                               

Smith Observatory

for Smith Observatory at Geneva, New York, see Smith Observatory and Dr. William R. Brooks House Smith Observatory is an observatory at Beloit College in Beloit, Wisconsin. Completed in 1882, the observatory was funded by Janette S. Herrick and n ...

                                               

Sola Fide Observatory

The Sola Fide Observatory is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by volunteers from JC Hormel Nature Center. It is located 3 miles south of Austin, Minnesota. In 2019 the observatory added a 10-foot x 60-foot concrete observing strip w ...

                                               

Sommers–Bausch Observatory

Sommers–Bausch Observatory is an astronomical observatory located on and owned by University of Colorado Boulder. It was completed in 1953 and named after Elmer E. Sommers and Carl L. Bausch. It is operated by the universitys Department of Astrop ...

                                               

Stokesville Observatory

Stokesville Observatory is an astronomical observatory owned by H. D. Riddleberger of Harrisonburg, VA. It is located in Stokesville Campground in Stokesville near Mount Solon, Virginia. The location is adjacent to the George Washington National ...

                                               

Tamke-Allan Observatory

Tamke-Allan Observatory is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by Roane State Community College. Dedicated in 1998, it is located in Harriman, Tennessee.

                                               

Thompson Observatory

The Thompson Observatory was an astronomical observatory at Beloit College in Beloit, Wisconsin. The observatory was built in 1968 to replace the Smith Observatory, which had been built in the 1880s. The new observatory was named in honor of Alfr ...

                                               

University of Oklahoma Observatory

University of Oklahoma Observatory is an astronomical observatory. It is located in Norman, Oklahoma on the campus of the University of Oklahoma. Built in 1939, with a 10-inch Newtonian reflector and a smaller 3.5-inch telescope, it was housed in ...

                                               

Weaver Student Observatory

The Bette M. and William R. Weaver Student Observatory is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by Monterey Institute for Research in Astronomy. It is located in Marina, California, adjacent to the campus of the California State Universi ...

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