Bordeaux Observatory

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The dome of the "Grand équatorial" at Brodeaux Observatory, 2006

The Bordeaux Observatory is an astronomical observatory affiliated with the University of Bordeaux. Built in Floirac, France in 1893 its lenses were focused between +11 and +17 degrees declination. Until 1970 it had taken over 4,000 photographic plates.[1][2]


  1. ^ The Bordeaux Observatory[dead link]
  2. ^ "Les Collections Patrimoniales de l’Observatoire Astronomique de Bordeaux". Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Bordeaux (in French). Retrieved October 2015.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)

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Coordinates: 44°50′06″N 0°31′34″W / 44.8349°N 0.5260°W / 44.8349; -0.5260