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    Nikolaev Observatory

    • Vesniane, Ukraine
    • Nikolaev Observatory$$
    • +38 (80512) 47-70-14
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      Nikolaev Observatory - historical research institution, the oldest observatory in Ukraine. Founded by Admiral A. Greig, who in 1821 served as governor of Nikolaev. Observatory provided the Black Sea Fleet navigation information and instruments, trained navigators. Has its own meridian in the international astronomical atlases. Built nearly two centuries ago back observatory survived to the present time unchanged. In the Round Hall of the Main Building and two pavilions astronomical observatory is an exposition of the museum. The museum has a unique collection of astronomical instruments, a collection of astronomical clocks, old books, photographs, paintings, maps. Nicholas proudly astronomers There is an old telescope "meridian circle Repsold", built in 1834 in Germany. It was used until 2000, until the modern telescopes were computer controlled.

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