Nyrölä Observatory

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Nyrölä Observatory
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Organization Jyväskylän Sirius ry
Observatory code 174 Edit this on Wikidata
Location Nyrölä, Jyväskylä, Finland
Coordinates 62°20′32″N 25°30′47″E / 62.34222°N 25.51306°E / 62.34222; 25.51306Coordinates: 62°20′32″N 25°30′47″E / 62.34222°N 25.51306°E / 62.34222; 25.51306
Altitude 200 metres (660 ft)
Website www.ursa.fi/sirius/nytt/nytt_info.html
Telescopes
unnamed 40 cm Meade LX200
unnamed 20 cm Meade LX200
Nyrölä Observatory is located in Finland
Nyrölä Observatory
Location of Nyrölä Observatory

Nyrölä Observatory (Finnish: Nyrölän observatorio) is an amateur astronomical observatory in Finland. It is owned and operated by the astronomical association Jyväskylän Sirius ry, and located in the countryside village of Nyrölä near Jyväskylä.

Discoveries: asteroid 22978 Nyrola that was the first asteroid discovered by Finnish amateur astronomers, Harri Hyvönen, Marko Moilanen and Arto Oksanen. The Minor Planet Center currently credits this discovery to the observatory (MPC).

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