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Observatory of the University of Tartu, Tartu

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  • As a part of a walking tour in the city of Tartu, this Observatory is definitely worth of visiting, as it gives you understanding of how advanced the Estonian scientists have been in observing the won...  read more »
  • It might be right now is in the building of the University. This is the Astronomical Observatory was built in the early 19th century. Now also is proceeding at that time. UNESCO also seems to have received.
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  • This is lonely old building included nuseum and watch tower with a view in Toome hill. A little bit old fashioned but very cute and peaceful place. 
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  • Tõravere, No Tartumaa, 58.265669, 26.465936, 58° 15 ' 56.41 "26° 27 ' 57.37 Tartu Observatory (ECT. Tartu Observatoorium) is the largest Astronomical Observatory in Estonia, founded in 1810 in Tartu, Tartu County, Estonia. In 1964 year in connection with the growth of urban illumination, the Observatory moved to a more suitable place for observation: in Tõravere village (20 km South-West of Tartu). At various times, the Observatory was different names: "Derptskaâ Observatory (1810-1893), «Polished» Observatory (1893-1919)," Tartu Observatory (1919-1964), "Tartu Astrophysical Observatory. B. Struve EN Estonian SSR (1964-1995) and "the Tartu Observatory (1995).
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