Monte Mario Observatory

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Monte Mario Observatory
Code 034  
Location Rome, Italy
Coordinates
Website
www.mporzio.astro.it

The Monte Mario Observatory (Sede di Monte Mario, literally "Monte Mario Site") is an astronomical observatory and is part of the Rome Observatory (Osservatorio Astronomico di Roma). It is located atop of Monte Mario in Rome, Italy. This location (12°27'8.4"E ) was used as the prime meridian (rather than Greenwich) for maps of Italy until the 1960s.

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