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Karl Schwarzschild Observatory

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The Karl Schwarzschild Observatory (Karl-Schwarzschild-Observatorium) is a German astronomical observatory in Tautenburg near Jena, Thuringia. [1]

23 relations: Aperture, Astronomy, Bernhard Schmidt, Brown dwarf, Carl Zeiss AG, East Germany, Exoplanet, German Academy of Sciences at Berlin, Germany, HD 13189, HD 8673, Interferometry, Jena, Karl Schwarzschild, LOFAR, Observatory, Radio telescope, Schmidt camera, Tautenburg, Telescope, Thuringia, 30 Arietis, 4 Ursae Majoris.

Aperture

In optics, an aperture is a hole or an opening through which light travels.

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Astronomy

Astronomy (from ἀστρονομία) is a natural science that studies celestial objects and phenomena.

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Bernhard Schmidt

Bernhard Woldemar Schmidt (– 1 December 1935) was a German optician.

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Brown dwarf

Brown dwarfs are substellar objects that occupy the mass range between the heaviest gas giant planets and the lightest stars, having masses between approximately 13 to 75–80 times that of Jupiter, or approximately to about.

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Carl Zeiss AG

Carl Zeiss, branded as ZEISS, is a German manufacturer of optical systems, industrial measurements and medical devices, founded in Jena, Germany in 1846 by optician Carl Zeiss.

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East Germany

East Germany, officially the German Democratic Republic (GDR; Deutsche Demokratische Republik, DDR), existed from 1949 to 1990 and covers the period when the eastern portion of Germany existed as a state that was part of the Eastern Bloc during the Cold War period.

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Exoplanet

An exoplanet or extrasolar planet is a planet outside our solar system.

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German Academy of Sciences at Berlin

The German Academy of Sciences at Berlin (Deutsche Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin) or AdW, later renamed the Academy of Sciences of the German Democratic Republic (Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDR), was the most important research institution of East Germany.

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Germany

Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.

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HD 13189

HD 13189 is an 8th magnitude star in Triangulum constellation.

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HD 8673

HD 8673 is a binary star consisting of a F-type main-sequence star and a Red dwarf star approximately 124 light-years away in the constellation of Andromeda.

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Interferometry

Interferometry is a family of techniques in which waves, usually electromagnetic waves, are superimposed causing the phenomenon of interference in order to extract information.

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Jena

Jena is a German university city and the second largest city in Thuringia.

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Karl Schwarzschild

Karl Schwarzschild (October 9, 1873 – May 11, 1916) was a German physicist and astronomer.

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LOFAR

The Low-Frequency Array or LOFAR, is a large radio telescope network located mainly in the Netherlands, completed in 2012 by ASTRON, the Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy and its international partners, and operated by ASTRON's radio observatory, of the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research.

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Observatory

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

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Radio telescope

A radio telescope is a specialized antenna and radio receiver used to receive radio waves from astronomical radio sources in the sky in radio astronomy.

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Schmidt camera

A Schmidt camera, also referred to as the Schmidt telescope, is a catadioptric astrophotographic telescope designed to provide wide fields of view with limited aberrations.

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Tautenburg

Tautenburg is a municipality in the district Saale-Holzland, in Thuringia, Germany.

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Telescope

A telescope is an optical instrument that aids in the observation of remote objects by collecting electromagnetic radiation (such as visible light).

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Thuringia

The Free State of Thuringia (Freistaat Thüringen) is a federal state in central Germany.

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30 Arietis

30 Arietis (abbreviated 30 Ari) is a 6th-apparent-magnitude quadruple star in the constellation of Aries.

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4 Ursae Majoris

4 Ursae Majoris (sometimes abbreviated 4 Uma) is the Flamsteed designation of a star in the northern circumpolar constellation of Ursa Major.

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Karl-Schwarzschild-Observatorium, Tautenburg Observatory, Thueringer Landessternwarte Tautenburg, Thuringer Landessternwarte Tautenburg, Thüringer Landessternwarte Tautenburg.

References

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

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