Fabra Observatory

June 1, 2014 by  

Fabra Observatory, The Fabra Observatory is an astronomical observatory located in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain pointed towards the south at 415 m of altitude over the level of the sea (latitude: 41,4184° N; longitude: 2,1239° E).

It was established in 1904 and belongs to the Reial Acadèmia de Ciències i Arts de Barcelona. Its main activity is the study of asteroids and comets. It’s the fourth most ancient observatory in the world that is still functioning.

It was where the comet 32P/Comas Solà was discovered by Josep Comas Solà

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