Sternberg Astronomical Institute

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telescope of GAISh, USSR 1958

The Sternberg Astronomical Institute (Государственный астрономический институт имени Штернберга in Russian), also known as GAISh (ГАИШ), is a research institution in Moscow, Russia, a division of Moscow State University. The institute is named after astronomer Pavel Karlovich Shternberg.

The asteroid 14789 GAISH was named in its honour.

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Coordinates: 55°42′04″N 37°32′34″E / 55.70106°N 37.54289°E / 55.70106; 37.54289