Observatory of Turin

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Observatory of Turin
Organization Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica
Code 022  
Location Pino Torinese, Italy
Coordinates 45°2′26″N 7°45′48″E / 45.04056°N 7.76333°E / 45.04056; 7.76333Coordinates: 45°2′26″N 7°45′48″E / 45.04056°N 7.76333°E / 45.04056; 7.76333
Established 1759
Website www.to.astro.it

The Osservatorio Astronomico di Torino (Observatory of Turin or Torino, also known simply as Pino Torinese) is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by Italy's Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica (INAF, National Institute for Astrophysics). It is located on the top of a hill in the town of Pino Torinese in Italy, and was founded back in 1759.

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