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ISLAMIC WORLD
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Definitions

  1. Observatories are listed according to the types of telescopes they mostly operate, for example, optical or radio telescopes. (Web site)
  2. Observatories are usually located at high altitudes so as to minimise the absorption and distortion caused by the Earth's atmosphere. (Web site)
  3. His observatories were also laboratories employing the latest in photographic and spectrographic techniques. (Web site)
  4. Most observatories are going to be of simple construction.
  5. Major observatories were built in Persian territories such as Maragheh and Samarkand over the centuries. (Web site)

Department

  1. It comprises five research campuses, including the Observatories, the Department of Terrestrial Magnetism, and the Geophysical Laboratory.

Thought

  1. It has also been thought that they were used as observatories when the Babylonians studied the starry heavens.
  2. Some structures are thought to serve as astronomical observatories or calendars. (Web site)

Volcanology

  1. Astronomy, astrology, climatology, geology, meteorology and volcanology are examples of disciplines for which observatories have been constructed. (Web site)

Scientific Observatories

  1. Wikipedia: observatory This article is about scientific observatories. (Web site)
  2. The island houses the world's biggest telescope and more scientific observatories in one place than anywhere else in the world.

Local Observatories

  1. The Department of Astronomy at UVa operates two local observatories.

Hale Observatories

  1. Wilson and Palomar observatories were renamed (1969-86) the Hale Observatories. (Web site)

Popular Outdoor Observatories

  1. The Empire State Building has one of the most popular outdoor observatories in the world, having been visited by over 110 million people. (Web site)

Gamma-Ray Observatories

  1. Gamma-ray observatories The Compton Gamma-Ray Observatory (CGRO) was launched by the space shuttle in April 1991.

Light Pollution

  1. In practice, the effects of air and light pollution outweigh those of airglow at most observatories in the United States. (Web site)

Orbiting Astronomical Observatories

  1. The two Orbiting Astronomical Observatories yielded a wealth of data. (Web site)

Future Space Observatories

  1. Future space observatories The Herschel Space Observatory will be launched by the European Space Agency in 2007 to study the far infrared. (Web site)

Several Observatories

  1. Ford also visited several observatories, astronomers, and museums.

Oldest Observatories

  1. Lowell Observatory is among the oldest observatories in the United States, and was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1965. (Web site)

Jantar Mantar

  1. The Jantar Mantar in Jaipur is actually one of six major observatories built by the Maharajah. (Web site)

Modern Observatories

  1. Astronomical Optical Interferometry - The use of multiple telescopes to produce high resolution images - commonly used at most modern observatories.

Several Astronomical Observatories

  1. This is the Jantar Mantar, one of several astronomical observatories raised by Maharaja Jai Singh II of Jaipur. (Web site)
  2. Several astronomical observatories are located on its summit. (Web site)

Solar Observatories

  1. Some may be working at solar observatories or with telescopes out in space.
  2. Titanium paint is an excellent reflector of infrared, and is extensively used in solar observatories where heat causes poor seeing conditions. (Web site)

Great Observatories

  1. Each of the Great Observatories has had a similar size and cost at program outset, and each has made a substantial contribution to astronomy.
  2. The great observatories of the world are responsible for many of the prolific astronomical observations of the twentieth century.
  3. A few years after Spitzer's death, though, NASA launched another of its "Great Observatories," to study the infrared sky. (Web site)

Space-Based Observatories

  1. Data from space-based observatories like Spitzer, IRAS and ISO help fill in the gaps between the atmospheric windows listed above. (Web site)

Ground-Based Observatories

  1. For optical telescopes, most ground-based observatories are located far from major centers of population in order to avoid the effects of light pollution. (Web site)
  2. Astronomical observatories fall into two main categories: ground-based observatories and space-based observatories.
  3. It aims to allow global electronic access to the available astronomical data archives of space and ground-based observatories, sky survey databases. (Web site)

Astronomical Observatories

  1. This is the Wikiproject template for telescopes, space telescopes, astronomical observatories, and astronomical surveys.
  2. Astronomical Observatories in Spain - The professional astronomical observatories that dedicates to astrophysics research in Spain.
  3. This WikiProject aims primarily to document telescopes (both ground-based and space observatories), astronomical observatories, and astronomical surveys. (Web site)

Research

  1. It is mostly used by observatories for research and space observations.

Atmosphere

  1. Mid and far-infrared observations can only be made by observatories which can get above our atmosphere. (Web site)

Summit

  1. All of these factors have made Mauna Kea a prime target for state-of-the-art astronomy, and the summit is home to many different observatories.
  2. The summit is widely known for its observatories built by many nations, the best seeing disk with a measurement of ~0.2 arcseconds.
  3. A road that reaches a cluster of astronomical observatories on the summit also provides access to seasonal tropical skiing. (Web site)

Project

  1. Established by the international Astrographic Congress of 1887 in Paris, the project involved the collaboration of many observatories. (Web site)

Information

  1. Press releases and information about the observatories. (Web site)

Hven

  1. His early observations were carried out on the island of Hven (now Swedish) where he built a pair of observatories, Uraniborg and later Stjerneborg. (Web site)

Denmark

  1. It also brought him the most famous observatories in European history - Uraniborg Castle in Denmark and Benatky near Prague.

Sun

  1. Several neutrino observatories were created including the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory to try and measure the amount of neutrinos given off by the Sun. (Web site)
  2. Neutrino observatories have also been built, primarily to study our Sun.

Muslim Astronomers

  1. In addition to the House of Wisdom, al-Ma'mun set up observatories in which Muslim astronomers could build on the knowledge acquired by earlier peoples. (Web site)

India

  1. According to some reports it was one of the best equipped observatories in India at that time.
  2. Jantar Mantar: Sawai Jai Singh who also built the five observatories in India built the largest stone observatory in the world, Jantar Mantar. (Web site)
  3. It is one of the oldest observatories in India built by Swathi Thirunal Balarama Varma, the king of Travancore, in 1836. (Web site)

Universities

  1. Manages astronomical observatories for universities and National Science Foundation, press releases and information.
  2. After the Civil War, observatories became a common addition to colleges and universities, which increasingly undertook serious astronomical research. (Web site)
  3. Manages several astronomical observatories for universities and for the National Science Foundation. (Web site)

Monitor

  1. But once alerted, astronomers working at large observatories around the world can carefully monitor and study these newly identified objects. (Web site)

Amateur

  1. George Ellery Hale, later the founder of Yerkes, Mount Wilson, and Palomar Observatories, began his astronomical career as an amateur in Chicago.

Mount Wilson Observatory

  1. Observatories - The Mount Wilson Observatory soon set the style for modern observatories.
  2. He helped found a number of observatories, including Yerkes Observatory and Mount Wilson Observatory.

Underground

  1. In order to limit the natural or artificial background noise, most particle detector based observatories are build deep underground.

History

  1. They provide information about the history of the observatories, and the research interests and projects of the staff. (Web site)

Operation

  1. The following is a list of astronomical observatories, along with initial dates of operation and location, if available. (Web site)

Talk

  1. Vanderbilt Distinguished Research Scientist Dr. C.R. (Bob) O'Dell will talk about why these new observatories are built and how they are used. (Web site)
  2. You'll see a snapshot of life at many different observatories where astronomers will present exclusive images and talk about their work.

Preston

  1. Preston has been a Carnegie staff member since 1968 and served as director of the Observatories from 1981 to 1986. (Web site)
  2. Preston is director emeritus of the Carnegie Observatories. (Web site)

Galaxies

  1. A team of astronomers including Ivelina Momcheva of the Carnegie Observatories has discovered the most distant cluster of galaxies ever found. (Web site)
  2. Its high-tech infrared eyes observe galaxies, infant stars and newly forming planetary systems that have escaped the view of other observatories. (Web site)
  3. But many galaxies were beyond the range of ground-based observatories. (Web site)

Impacts

  1. Professional astronomers will use many of Earth's most capable observatories to monitor the impacts.
  2. Both impacts were also monitored by Earth-based observatories and by orbital assets, such as the Hubble Space Telescope. (Web site)

Largest

  1. JANTAR MANTAR - This is the largest and the best preserved of the five observatories built by Jai Singh II in different parts of the country.

Final Year

  1. The list also includes a final year of operation for many observatories that are no longer in operation. (Web site)

Instruments

  1. While at Yerkes, Ridell built many instruments for other observatories at his home shop, including the 5-inch 'Moonwatch' telescopes. (Web site)

Islamic World

  1. Ibn Yunus, who worked in these observatories, is considered one of the greatest astronomers of the Islamic World.

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  3. Information > Science > Astronomy > Observatory
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