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Definition of Observatory


  1. A place or building for making observations on the heavenly bodies.
  2. A building fitted with instruments for making systematic observations of any particular class or series of natural phenomena.
  3. A place, as an elevated chamber, from which a view may be observed or commanded.
  4. A lookout on a flank of a battery whence an officer can note the range and effect of the fire.
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Observatory Translations

observatory in German is Sternwarte
observatory in Spanish is observatorio
observatory in Swedish is observatorium