Sierra Nevada Observatory

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Sierra Nevada Observatory
SierraNevadaObservatoryRadioTelescope.JPG
Observatory codeJ86 Edit this on Wikidata
LocationProvince of Granada, Spain Edit this at Wikidata
Coordinates37°03′51″N 3°23′05″W / 37.064219°N 3.3847°W / 37.064219; -3.3847Coordinates: 37°03′51″N 3°23′05″W / 37.064219°N 3.3847°W / 37.064219; -3.3847
Altitude2,896 m (9,501 ft) Edit this at Wikidata
Websitewww.osn.iaa.es Edit this at Wikidata
TelescopesIRAM 30m telescope Edit this on Wikidata
Sierra Nevada Observatory is located in Spain
Sierra Nevada Observatory
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The Sierra Nevada Observatory (Spanish: Observatorio de Sierra Nevada; OSN; code: J86) is located at Loma de Dilar (2896 m altitude) in the Sierra Nevada mountain range, in the province of Granada, Spain; established in 1981. It is operated and maintained by the Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía (Institute of Astrophysics of Andalusia - IAA) and contains two Nasmyth telescopes with apertures of 1.5 and 0.9 metres.

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