Asiago Astrophysical Observatory
|Asiago Astrophysical Observatory|
|Organization||University of Padua|
|Location||Plateau of Asiago, Italy|
|Altitude||1,045 m (3,430 ft)|
The Asiago Astrophysical Observatory (Osservatorio Astrofisico di Asiago, or Asiago Observatory for short) is an astronomical observatory (IAU code 043) owned and operated by the University of Padua. Founded in 1942, it is located on the plateau of Asiago, 90 km northwest of Padova near the town of Asiago. It has the Galilei telescopes.
Nearby (about 3.8 km to the southeast) is the Cima Ekar Observing Station, IAU code 098, also known as the Stazione osservativa di Asiago Cima Ekar.
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