Noun(1) a building designed and equipped to observe astronomical phenomena(2) a structure commanding a wide view of its surroundings
(1) The Arc also features an observatory to take in surrounding views.(2) The summit of dormant volcano Mauna Kea is home to the world's largest astronomical observatory and most powerful telescope.(3) Britain's foremost radio astronomy observatory at Jodrell Bank celebrates its 45th anniversary this month.(4) The designs for the carvings at the top of the building based their design on an ancient Greek observatory built for Andronicus.(5) He now had more time than before to devote to his study of astronomy, having an observatory in the rooms in which he lived in one of the towers in the town's fortifications.(6) Before heading down to the falls, the trail first leads into a huge butterfly observatory .(7) Shrubs could be cleared away from around the observatory , for example - and views could be created down to the river.(8) There are also plans to open a national observatory with an automated telescope dedicated solely to high-school observers.(9) The tower featured a belfry and observatory , topped with a cupola and a golden statue of an angel flying in a horizontal position!(10) The mine was chosen as the observatory's location so that the rock would shield the observatory from cosmic radiation.(11) In 1806 he accepted the post of assistant at the Lilienthal Observatory, a private observatory near Bremen.(12) Accompanied by several other astronomers he established a temporary observatory on Pikes Peak, the summit of which is over 14,000 feet above sea level.(13) Set up in 1923, the historical Bosscha Observatory is the closest observatory in the world to the equator.(14) The 60th floor observatory has been permanently closed for security reasons.(15) An aquatic plant observatory was created, and a greenhouse was purchased for use as art classrooms.(16) A bridge links the classroom and dormitory blocks and allows access to the outdoor ramps and observatory tower.
1. lookout ::
2. observation tower ::
Different Formsobservatories, observatory
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