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the observatory is located on a mountaintop
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This sprawling 3,300-acre resort along the Deschutes River was once a World War II training facility and has its own observatory.
The last detected explosion at the volcano happened May 8, according to the observatory.
The Syrian regime and Russian airstrikes have destroyed four hospitals and two emergency rescue centers, according to the observatory.
Theoretically, her post at the observatory should have automatically made her the first woman elected as Astronomer Royal.
While its eruption may have ended, the volcano does not have a local network to monitor it, according to the observatory.
On a visit to the volcano observatory, the boys watch the blips of seismic activity moving across computer screens, and stand cautiously to one side of the bubbling, red-hot springs.
Indiscriminate shelling of Damascus by anti-Assad fighters has killed 112 people, including 17 children, since Nov. 16, according to the observatory.
In subsequent centuries, wealthy benefactors sponsored the construction of giant telescopes, such as James Lick who is buried underneath the concrete of his eponymous observatory on the summit of Mt. Hamilton near San Jose, California.
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: a special building for studying stars, planets, weather, etc. : a building from which scientists study and watch the sky
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