Asiago Astrophysical Observatory
|Organization||University of Padua|
|Altitude||1,045 m (3,428 ft)|
The Asiago Astrophysical Observatory (Osservatorio Astrofisico di Asiago, or Asiago Observatory for short) is an Italian astronomical observatory (IAU code 043) owned and operated by the University of Padua. Founded in 1942, it is located on the plateau of Asiago, 90 km northwest of Padua near the town of Asiago. Its main instrument is the 1.22 m Galilei telescope, currently used only for spectrometric observation.
Nearby (about 3.8 km to the southeast) is the Cima Ekar Observing Station, IAU code 098, also known as the Stazione osservativa di Asiago Cima Ekar.
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