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The Fabra Observatory (Catalan: Observatori Fabra, IPA: [upsərβəˈtɔɾi ˈfaβɾə]) is an astronomical observatory located in Barcelona, Catalonia, pointed towards the south at 415 m of altitude over the level of the sea (latitude: 41,4184° N; longitude: 2,1239° E).
It was established in 1904 and belongs to the Reial Acadèmia de Ciències i Arts de Barcelona. Its main activity is the study of asteroids and comets. It's the fourth most ancient observatory in the world that is still functioning.
- Fabra Observatory
- Official website of Fabra Observatory
- Official website of the robotic Fabra-Montsec Observatory where the Baker-Nunn camera will be installed
- Obsfabra Asteroid
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