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Observatories and Planetariums

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1   Link   Austrailian Astronomical Observatory
2   Link   Barlow Planetarium
The Barlow Planetarium at the University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley opened to the public on March 20, 1998.
3   Link   Buckstaff Planetarium
On the campus of UW-Oshkosh - shows once a month during the school year. Closed until further notice for construction.
4   Link   Cerro Telolo InterAmerican Observatory
Observatory is about 80km east of La Serena Chile, altitude of 2200 meters
5   Link   European Southern Observatory
ESO, the European Southern Observatory, builds and operates a suite of the world's most advanced ground-based astronomical telescopes. ESO operates three unique world-class observing sites in the Atacama Desert region of Chile: La Silla, Paranal and Chajnantor. ESO's first site is at La Silla, a 2400 m high mountain 600 km north of Santiago de Chile.
6   Link   Gemini Observatory
The Gemini Observatory consists of twin 8.1-meter diameter optical/infrared telescopes located on two of the best observing sites on the planet. From their locations on mountains in Hawaii and Chile, Gemini Observatory’s telescopes can collectively access the entire sky.
7   Link   Keck Observatory
On the summit of Mauna Kea, Hawaii
8   Link   Kitt Peak
56 miles southwest of Tucson AZ
9   Link   Kovac Planetarium
Kovac Planetarium-Rhinelander WI
10   Link   Lowell Observatory
Flagstaff, AZ - Founded by Percival Lowell in 1894
11   Link   Palomar Observatory
Palomar Observatory. Palomar Observatory, located atop Palomar Mountain in northern San Diego County, California.
12   Link   Siding Spring Observatory
Siding Spring Observatory (SSO), on the edge of the Warrumbungle National Park near Coonabarabran, NSW, is Australia's premier optical and infrared observatory.
13   Link   Yerkes Observatory
Williams Bay, WI - was founded in 1894
14   Link   US Naval Observatory
Washington DC - wide range of astronomical data and products
15   Link   Washburn Observatory
Washburn Observatory on the UW-Madison campus.

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