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synonyms for observatory

  • lookout
  • tower
  • catbird seat
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It was the brightest and closest supernova since the invention of the telescope some four centuries earlier, and just about every observatory turned to take a look.
SECRET INGREDIENT FOUND TO POWER SUPERNOVASTHOMAS LEWTONJANUARY 21, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
A lucky celestial lineup means that dozens of other observatories will be trained on the sun at the same time.
THE PARKER SOLAR PROBE WILL HAVE COMPANY ON ITS NEXT PASS BY THE SUNLISA GROSSMANJANUARY 15, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
“Webb is the world’s most complex space observatory and our top science priority, and we’ve worked hard to keep progress moving during the pandemic,” Thomas Zurbuchen, associate administrator for NASA’s Science Mission Directorate, said this year.
2021 COULD BE A HUGE YEAR FOR SPACE. HERE’S WHAT’S TO COME FROM NASA, ELON MUSK, RICHARD BRANSON AND JEFF BEZOS.CHRISTIAN DAVENPORTDECEMBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The observatory would take images of the radio universe fifty times crisper than any other telescope.
THE ARECIBO OBSERVATORY COLLAPSED THIS WEEK. WHAT NOW?CHARLIE WOODDECEMBER 4, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
As an adult, Rivera-Valentín returned to the observatory to work as a planetary scientist, using Arecibo to map the shapes and motions of potentially dangerous near-Earth asteroids.
WHY LOSING ARECIBO IS A BIG DEAL FOR ASTRONOMYMARIA TEMMINGDECEMBER 4, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The blue and green dots are brightness measurements from ground-based observatories.
BETELGEUSE WENT DARK, BUT DIDN’T GO SUPERNOVA. WHAT HAPPENED?LISA GROSSMANNOVEMBER 29, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The observatory usually observes distant galaxies, but Honniball convinced SOFIA’s handlers to swing their instruments toward the moon for the first time.
THE MOON IS (SLIGHTLY) WET, NASA CONFIRMS. NOW WHAT?CHARLIE WOODOCTOBER 27, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Giaime, the head of the Livingston operation, guesses that fewer than half the coauthors of the paper ever set foot in one of the observatory sites, because their role didn’t require it.
WHY YOU DON’T REALLY KNOW WHAT YOU KNOWKATIE MCLEANOCTOBER 21, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Ironically, the reason such lunar observatories could arrive sooner than later is the same reason SETI might need them in the first place.
THE FAR SIDE OF THE MOON IS AN IDEAL PLACE TO LISTEN FOR ALIEN CIVILIZATIONSJASON DORRIEROCTOBER 4, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
Most of us can’t resist taking a few moments during a busy visit to a remote observatory to drink in our surroundings.
SOCIAL DISTANCING FROM THE STARSEMILY LEVESQUEAUGUST 11, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
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