Large Telescope Dome of the Rozhen Observatory
|Organization||Bulgarian Academy of Sciences|
|Location||Near Chepelare, Bulgaria|
Rozhen Observatory (Bulgarian: Национална астрономическа обсерватория "Рожен", НАО-Рожен - NAO-Rozhen) is a Bulgarian astronomical observatory, located 90 km south of the city of Plovdiv, Bulgaria. The nearest town, Chepelare, is 15 km away. It is owned and operated by the Institute of Astronomy of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. The Observatory is the largest in Eastern Europe and has an active team of about 50 astronomers. It is the principal center for astronomical research in Bulgaria.
- 200 cm Ritchey-Chretien telescope (supplied with Coude focus)
- 60 cm Cassegrain telescope
- 50/70 cm Schmidt camera
- 15 cm Solar telescope
WASP-3c & TTV
- Official site
- Home Institute site
- (4486) Mithra (NEA) discovery in Rozhen Observatory 20 September 1987 by V. Shkodrov and E. Elst (IAUC 4464)
- http://www.scientificcomputing.com/news-DS-Planet-Hunting-Finding-Earth-like-Planets-071910.aspx "Planet Hunting: Finding Earth-like Planets"
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