Yunnan Astronomical Observatory

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Yunnan Observatory
Organization Chinese Academy of Sciences
Code 286  
Location Phoenix Hill, Kunming
Coordinates
Altitude 2,014 m (6,608 ft)
Website
http://www.ynao.ac.cn/

Yunnan Astronomical Observatory (YAO / 云南天文台) an institution of Chinese Academy of Sciences sits on the Phoenix Hill in east suburb of Kunming, Yunnan, China. It is the only research observatory in the southwest of China. It is a state institution for astronomy research and public science education. There are 8 research groups and 2 observing stations in YAO.

Groups:

  • Solar physics
  • Stellar physics
  • Stellar population
  • Extragalactic physics
  • AGN jets
  • Binary Population Synthesis
  • High-energy astrophysics
  • Astrodynamics & astrometry
  • Southern Observing Station

Facilities:

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