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observatory

(observatorio)
(facility for astronomical observation)

The general term observatory is used for a facility intended for astronomical observation. The term has been used for locations, for organizations dealing with or managing multiple locations or telescopes at multiple locations, for individual telescopes, for the buildings housing telescopes, for spacecraft carrying telescopes, and occasionally in conjunction with other types of detectors. The term is often used in the names of these. The normal presumption is one or more telescopes will be included, which may be non-optical, e.g., radio telescopes.

Examples illustrating the various uses of the term:


(facility,astronomy)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Observatory#Astronomical_observatories
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_astronomical_observatories

Referenced by:
Anglo-Australian Telescope (AAT)
Astrographic Catalog (AC)
AGILE
Atacama Pathfinder Experiment (APEX)
Automated Planet Finder (APF)
Arecibo Observatory (NAIC)
ARIEL
All Sky Automated Survey (ASAS)
Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP)
ASTRON
Astrophysics Data System (ADS)
Allen Telescope Array (ATA)
Atacama Desert
Australia Telescope Compact Array (ATCA)
Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA)
Bonner Durchmusterung Catalog (BD)
BlackGEM
Bologna Survey of Radio Sources
Asiago Supernova Catalog (B/SN)
CALIFA
Cosmic Anisotropy Telescope (CAT)
Compton Gamma Ray Observatory (CGRO)
Chandra X-ray Observatory (CXO)
COAST
Cosmic Explorer
Coronal Solar Magnetism Observatory (COSMO)
Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory (CTIO)
Dominion Observatory 1420 MHz Source Catalog (DA)
DASCH
Dominion Observatory 10.03 MHz Source Catalog (DB)
Discovery Channel Telescope (DCT)
David Dunlap Observatory Catalog (DDO)
Dwingeloo Obscured Galaxy Survey (DOGS)
Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory (DRAO)
European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT)
European Gravitational Observatory (EGO)
87GB Catalog of Radio Sources (87GB)
Einstein Telescope
elevation range
equatorial mount
EROS
European Southern Observatory (ESO)
ESO/Uppsala Survey of the ESO (B) Atlas
European Southern Observatory Very Large Telescope (ESO VLT)
FINESSE
Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory (FLWO)
Gaia
Galileo Observatory
Green Bank 140 Foot Telescope
Green Bank 300ft Telescope (GB300)
Green Bank 6-cm Radio Source Catalog (GB6)
Green Bank Telescope (GBT)
Gemini Observatory
Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT)
GOODS
GRANAT
guest observer (GO)
Hale Telescope
HARPS
HATNet
High-altitude Water Cherenkov Observatory (HAWC)
Hubble Deep Field South (HDF-S)
HEAO-1
HEAO-2
Herschel Space Observatory
Hobby-Eberly Telescope (HET)
Hipparcos
IceCube
Infrared Survey Facility (IRSF)
Infrared Space Observatory (ISO)
Kuiper Airborne Observatory (KAO)
Keck Observatory
KELT
Kiso Survey of Ultraviolet Excess Galaxies (KUG)
Lagrangian point
Las Cumbres Observatory (LCO)
low frequency radio astronomy
light pollution
LIGO
Lick Observatory Calcium Line Survey (LkCl)
LONEOS
Lick Observatory Supernova Search (LOSS)
Lowell Proper Motion Survey (G)
Large Zenith Telescope (LZT)
MACHO Project
Magellan Telescopes
MASCARA
Mauna Kea
Mayall 4m Telescope
Magellanic Clouds Photometric Survey (MCPS)
Mercator Telescope
gravitational microlensing
Milagro
Mimir
Mark II (MKII)
Mauna Kea Observatories (MKO)
MMT
MOA
Murchison Widefield Array (MWA)
NANOGrav
New Gravitational Wave Observatory (NGO)
NGTS
NOMAD
National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO)
NSF AST
New Technology Telescope (NTT)
Ohio Radio Survey
OSO 7
Owens Valley Radio Observatory (OVRO)
Palomar 48 Inch Telescope (P48)
Palomar 60 Inch Telescope (P60)
Pan-STARRS
Parkes Observatory
Pico dos Dias Survey (PDS)
Principal Galaxies Catalog (PGC)
Planck
Palomar Observatory Sky Survey (POSS)
Pre-OmegaTranS (POTS)
Palomar Transient Factory (PTF)
Palomar Testbed Interferometer (PTI)
Queen's University Radio Observatory (QRO)
QUEST
radial velocity (RV)
RAPTOR
SAO Star Catalog
Second Byurakan Survey (SBS)
Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO)
Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS)
Simons Observatory
Sloan 2.5m Telescope
Solar Maximum Mission (SMM)
Submillimeter Telescope (SMT)
SOFIA
Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO)
SPACEWATCH
SPECULOOS
Swope Supernova Survey (SSS)
STEREO
Subaru Telescope
SuperWASP (SWASP)
Swift
University of Tokyo Atacama Observatory (TAO)
Tonantzintla Surveys (Ton)
TRAPPIST
TRAPPIST-1
Trans-Atlantic Exoplanet Survey (TrES)
TripleSpec (TSpec)
Texas Survey of Radio Sources at 365 MHz (TXS)
UK Schmidt Telescope (UKST)
CTIO Upper-Scorpius OB Association Survey (UScoCTIO)
USNO
VISTA
virtual observatory (VO)
Very Small Array (VSA)
VLT Survey Telescope (VST)
Westerhout Radio Survey (W)
WFIRST
XMM-Newton
Yohkoh

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