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Leiden Observatory

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Observatory
Location type: Observatory
Location address: Nederland, Zuid-Holland
Number of texts: 1
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Made by wikipedia.org | Reference Erik Zachte | © CC 3.0
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Leiden Observatory (Sterrewacht Leiden in Dutch) is an astronomical observatory in the city of Leiden, the Netherlands. It was established by Leiden University in 1633, to house the quadrant of Rudolph Snellius, making it the oldest operating university observatory in the world, with the only older still existing observatory being the Vatican Observatory.

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