Mount Suhora Observatory
View from south-east
|Organization||Cracow Pedagogical University|
|Location||Mount Suhora, Gorce|
|Altitude||1,009 m (3,310 ft)|
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The Mount Suhora Observatory (Polish: Obserwatorium astronomiczne na Suhorze) is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by the Astronomy department of the Pedagogical University of Cracow. It is located on Mount Suhora in the Gorce Mountains within the Gorce National Park, 50 km south of Kraków.
Founded on November 5, 1987, Mt. Suhora Observatory serves a dual purpose. It is meant as a place of learning for students of the University's Astronomy department from Kraków as well as the research-work facility. The observatory has one 0.6 metre Cassegrain telescope along with a photometer and a CCD camera.
- "Obserwatorium astronomiczne na szczycie Suhora (Mount Suhora Observatory)". "Pod Jaworzyną" (in Polish). Poręba Wielka - Koninki. Archived from the original on December 2, 2013. Retrieved January 10, 2013.
- Mt. Suhora Observatory home page.