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Asiago Astrophysical Observatory

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The Asiago Astrophysical Observatory (Osservatorio Astrofisico di Asiago, or Asiago Observatory for short) is an Italian astronomical observatory (IAU code 043) owned and operated by the University of Padua. [1]

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Asiago

Asiago (Cimbrian: Slege, German: Schlägen) is the name of both a major Italian PDO (Protected Designation of Origin) cheese and a minor township (population roughly 6,500) in the surrounding plateau region (the Altopiano di Asiago or Altopiano dei Sette Comuni, Asiago plateau) in the Province of Vicenza in the Veneto region of Northeastern Italy.

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Asiago-DLR Asteroid Survey

The Asiago-DLR Asteroid Survey (ADAS; obs. code: 209) is an astronomical survey to search for comets and asteroids, with special emphasis on near-Earth objects.

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Asteroid

Asteroids are minor planets, especially those of the inner Solar System.

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Cima Ekar Observing Station

The Cima Ekar Observing Station (Stazione osservativa di Asiago Cima Ekar; obs. code: 098) is an astronomical observatory on the crest of Cima Ekar, a mountain ridge located approximately 4 kilometers southeast of and 350 m higher than the town of Asiago, Italy.

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Comet

A comet is an icy small Solar System body that, when passing close to the Sun, warms and begins to release gases, a process called outgassing.

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Extremely Large Telescope

The Extremely Large Telescope (ELT) is an astronomical observatory and the world's largest optical/near-infrared extremely large telescope now under construction.

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Galileo National Telescope

The Galileo National Telescope, (Telescopio Nazionale Galileo; TNG; code: Z19) is a 3.58-meter Italian telescope, located at the Roque de los Muchachos Observatory on the island of La Palma in the Canary Islands, Spain.

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List of largest optical reflecting telescopes

This list of the largest optical reflecting telescopes with objective diameters of or greater is sorted by aperture, which is one limit on the light-gathering power and resolution of a reflecting telescope's optical assembly.

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Merate Astronomical Observatory

Merate Astronomical Observatory is an old observatory in Merate (Lecco), Italy.

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Near-Earth object

A near-Earth object (NEO) is any small Solar System body whose orbit can bring it into proximity with Earth.

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Observatory

An observatory is a location used for observing terrestrial or celestial events.

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Padua

Padua (Padova; Pàdova) is a city and comune in Veneto, northern Italy.

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Spectroscopy

Spectroscopy is the study of the interaction between matter and electromagnetic radiation.

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University of Padua

The University of Padua (Università degli Studi di Padova, UNIPD) is a premier Italian university located in the city of Padua, Italy.

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Asiago Observatory, Asiago Observatory, Cima Ekar, Contributi Osservatorio Astronomico di Padova in Asiago, Osservatorio Astrofisico di Asiago, Padova observatory.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asiago_Astrophysical_Observatory

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