Brorfelde Observatory

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Minor planets discovered: more than 100
3033 Holbaek March 5, 1984
3309 Brorfelde January 28, 1982
3312 Pedersen September 24, 1984
3369 Freuchen October 18, 1985
5165 Videnom February 11, 1985
5427 Jensmartin May 13, 1986
(7743) 1986 JA May 2, 1986
8261 Ceciliejulie September 11, 1985
9555 Frejakocha April 2, 1986
(8338) 1985 FE3 March 27, 1985
(22282) 1985 RA September 11, 1985
(24642) 1984 SA September 22, 1984
Brorfelde Observatory with the building housing the Schmidt telescope at right
The 77 cm Schmidt telescope from 1966 at Brorfelde Observatory was originally equipped with photographic film, and an engineer is here showing the film-box, which was then placed behind the locker at the center of the telescope (at the telescope's prime focus)

Brorfelde Observatory (Brorfelde Observatoriet) is an astronomical observatory (IAU code 054) home to the Brorfelde Schmidt Telescope. It was run as a branch of the Copenhagen University Observatory until 1996. It still has telescopes that are used by University of Copenhagen students, but the staff that manned them moved to the Rockefeller Complex in Copenhagen. It is located near Holbæk, Denmark.

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Coordinates: 55°37′19″N 11°39′55″E / 55.62194°N 11.66528°E / 55.62194; 11.66528