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Observatories are locations used for observing terrestrial and/or celestial events. Observatory codes are assigned by the Minor Planet Center (a service of the International Astronomical Union) for use in cataloguing astrometric observations of solar-system objects. The following is a list of observatory codes (the parts in italics are not part of the IAU listing itself; diacriticals were added):

000-099

100-199

200-299

  • 260: Siding Spring Observatory-DSS (Digital Sky Survey)
  • 261: Palomar Mountain-DSS
  • 262: European Southern Observatory, La Silla-DSS (La Silla Observatory)
  • 285: Flammarion Observatory, Juvisy
  • 286: Yunnan Observatory
  • 290: Mt. Graham-VATT (Vatican Advanced Technology Telescope)
  • 291: LPL/Spacewatch II
  • 292: Burlington, New Jersey
  • 293: Burlington remote site
  • 294: Astrophysical Obs., College of Staten Island
  • 295: Catholic University Observatory, Washington
  • 296: Dudley Observatory (after 1893)
  • 297: Middlebury
  • 298: Van Vleck Observatory
  • 299: Bosscha Observatory, Lembang, Indonesia
  • 300-399

  • 309: Cerro Paranal (Paranal Observatory)
  • 312: Tsingtao field station, Xisha Islands
  • 318: Quinns Rock
  • 319: Perth Observatory, Perth-Lowell Telescope
  • 320: Chiro Observatory
  • 321: Craigie
  • 322: Perth Observatory, Bickley-MCT
  • 323: Perth Observatory, Bickley
  • 324: Peking Observatory, Shaho Station
  • 327: Peking Observatory, Xinglong Station (Xinglong Station (NAOC))
  • 330: Purple Mountain Observatory, Nanking
  • 333: Desert Eagle Observatory
  • 334: Tsingtao
  • 337: Zo-Se
  • 340: Toyonaka
  • 341: Akashina
  • 342: Shishikui
  • 343: Younchun
  • 344: Bohyunsan Optical Astronomy Observatory (BOAO)
  • 345: Sobaeksan Optical Astronomy Observatory
  • 346: KNUE Astronomical Observatory
  • 347: Utsunomiya-Imaizumi
  • 348: Ayabe
  • 349: Ageo
  • 350: Kurohone
  • 351: Sakamoto
  • 352: Konan
  • 353: Nishi Kobe
  • 354: Kawachi
  • 355: Hadano
  • 356: Kogota
  • 357: Shimotsuma
  • 358: Nanyo
  • 359: Wakayama
  • 360: Kuma Kogen
  • 361: Sumoto
  • 362: Ray Observatory
  • 363: Yamada
  • 364: YCPM Kagoshima Station
  • 365: Uto Observatory
  • 366: Miyasaka Observatory
  • 367: Yatsuka
  • 368: Ochiai
  • 369: Chichibu
  • 370: Kochi
  • 371: Tokyo-Okayama (Okayama Astrophysical Observatory of Tokyo Observatory) (OAO)
  • 372: Geisei Observatory
  • 373: Oishi
  • 374: Minami-Oda Observatory
  • 375: Uzurano
  • 376: Uenohara
  • 377: Kwasan Observatory, Kyoto University, Kyoto (Kwasan and Hida Observatories)
  • 378: Murou
  • 379: Hamamatsu-Yuto
  • 380: Ishiki
  • 381: Tokyo-Kiso (Kiso Observatory, University of Tokyo, Nagano)
  • 382: Tokyo-Norikura (Norikura Observatory of Tokyo Astronomical Observatory)
  • 383: Chirorin
  • 384: Shimada
  • 385: Nihondaira Observatory
  • 386: Yatsugatake-Kobuchizawa
  • 387: Tokyo-Dodaira (Dodaira Observatory of Tokyo Astronomical Observatory)
  • 388: Tokyo-Mitaka (National Astronomical Observatory, Mitaka, Tokyo)
  • 389: Tokyo (before 1938) (Tokyo Astronomical Observatory)

    400-499

    500-599

    600-699

    700-799

    800-899

    900-999

    A00-A99

    • A00: Clark Observatory, Gravesend
    • A01: Masia Cal Maciarol Modul 1
    • A02: Masia Cal Maciarol Modul 8
    • A03: Torredembarra
    • A04: Saint-Caprais
    • A05: Belesta
    • A06: Mataro
    • A07: Gretz-Armainvilliers
    • A08: Malibert
    • A09: Quincampoix
    • A10: Observatori Astronomic de Corbera
    • A11: Wormhout
    • A12: Stazione Astronomica di Sozzago
    • A13: Observatoire Naef, Marly, Switzerland (Observatory Naef Ependes)
    • A14: Les Engarouines Observatory
    • A15: Josef Bresser Sternwarte, Borken
    • A16: Tentlingen
    • A17: Guidestar Observatory, Weinheim
    • A18: Herne
    • A19: Koln
    • A20: Sogel
    • A21: Irmtraut
    • A22: Starkenburg Sternwarte-SOHAS
    • A23: Sternwarte Weinheim, Germany
    • A24: New Millennium Observatory, Mozzate
    • A25: Nova Milanese
    • A26: Darmstadt
    • A27: Eridanus Observatory, Langelsheim
    • A28: Kempten
    • A29: Santa Maria a Monte
    • A30: Crespadoro
    • A31: Corcaroli Observatory
    • A32: Panker
    • A33: Volkssternwarte Kirchheim
    • A34: Grosshabersdorf
    • A35: Hormersdorf Observatory
    • A36: Ganda di Aviatico
    • A37: Mueggelheim
    • A38: Campocatino Automated Telescope, Collepardo
    • A39: Altenburg
    • A40: Pieta
    • A41: Rezman Observatory, Kamnik
    • A42: Gehrden
    • A43: Inastars Observatory, Potsdam
    • A44: Altschwendt
    • A45: Karrenkneul
    • A46: Lelekovice
    • A47: Matera
    • A48: Povegliano Veronese
    • A49: Uppsala-Angstrom
    • A50: Andrushivka Astronomical Observatory (Андрушiвська Астрономiчна Обсерваторiя)
    • A51: Danzig
    • A52: Etyek
    • A53: Peschiera del Garda
    • A54: Ostrorog
    • A55: Osservatorio Astronomico Vallemare di Borbona, Italy
    • A56: Parma
    • A57: Osservatorio Astron. Margherita Hack, Firenze
    • A58: Observatoire de Chalandray-Canotiers
    • A59: Karlovy Vary Observatory
    • A60: YSTAR-NEOPAT Station, Sutherland
    • A61: Tortona
    • A62: Aichtal
    • A63: Cosmosoz Obs., Tassin la Demi Lune
    • A64: Couvaloup de St-Cergue
    • A65: Le Couvent de Lentin
    • A66: Stazione Osservativa Astronomica, Livorno
    • A67: Chiusa di Pesio
    • A68: Swedenborg Obs., Bockholmwik
    • A69: Osservatorio Palazzo Bindi Sergardi
    • A70: Lumijoki
    • A71: Stixendorf
    • A72: Radebeul Observatory (Sternwarte "Adolph Diesterweg" Radebeul, Germany)
    • A73: Penzing Astrometric Obs., Vienna
    • A74: Bergen-Enkheim Observatory, Germany
    • A75: Fort Pius Observatory, Barcelona
    • A76: Andromeda Observatory, Miskolc
    • A77: Observatoire Chante-Perdrix, Dauban, Haute-Provence, France
    • A78: Stia
    • A79: Zvezdno Obshtestvo Observatory, Plana
    • A80: Lindenberg Observatory
    • A81: Balzaretto Observatory, Rome
    • A82: Osservatorio Astronomico di Trieste
    • A83: Jakokoski Observatory
    • A84: TUBITAK National Observatory
    • A85: Odessa Astronomical Observatory, Kryzhanovka
    • A86: Albigneux
    • A87: Rimbach
    • A88: Bolzaneto
    • A89: Sterni Observatory, Kempten
    • A90: Sant Gervasi Observatory, Barcelona
    • A91: Hankasalmi Observatory, Hankasalmi, Finland
    • A92: Urseanu Observatory, Bucharest
    • A93: Lucca
    • A94: Cormons
    • A95: Taurus Hill Observatory, Varkaus
    • A96: Klosterneuburg
    • A97: Stammersdorf
    • A98: Taurus-1 Observatory, Baran'
    • A99: Osservatorio del Monte Baldo

    B00-B99

    • B00: Savigny-le-Temple
    • B01: Taunus Observatory, Frankfurt
    • B02: Kielce
    • B03: Alter Satzberg, Vienna
    • B04: Saint-Barthelemy Observatory
    • B05: Ka-Dar Observatory, Barybino
    • B06: Montseny Astronomical Observatory
    • B07: Camorino
    • B08: San Lazzaro di Savena
    • B09: Capannoli, Italy Pietro Dora Vivarelli ASA
    • B10: Observatoire du Mas des Gres, Moydans
    • B11: Osservatorio Cima Rest, Imola
    • B12: The Koschny Observatory, Noordwijkerhout
    • B13: Osservatorio di Tradate
    • B14: Ca del Monte
    • B15: Inastars Observatory, Potsdam (since 2006)
    • B16: 1st Moscow Gymnasium Observatory, Lipki
    • B17: AZT-8 Evpatoria
    • B18: Terskol
    • B19: Observatori Iluro, Mataro
    • B20: Observatori Carmelita, Tiana
    • B21: Gaisberg Observatory (Sternwarte Gaisberg), Schaerding (Schärding, Austria)
    • B22: Observatori d'Ager, Barcelona
    • B23: Fiamene
    • B24: Cesson
    • B25: Catania
    • B26: Observatoire des Terres Blanches, Reillanne
    • B27: Picard Observatory, St. Veit
    • B28: Mandi Observatory, Pagnacco, Italy
    • B29: L'Ampolla Observatory, Tarragona
    • B30: Szamotuly-Galowo, Poland
    • B31: Southern African Large Telescope (SALT), Sutherland
    • B32: Observatory Gelenau(Germany)
    • B33: Libbiano Observatory, Peccioli - AAAV
    • B34: Green Island Observatory, Gecitkale
    • B35: Bareket observatory, Macabim, Israel.
    • B36: Redshed Observatory, Kallham
    • B37: Obs. de L' Ametlla del Valles, Barcelona
    • B38: Santa Mama
    • B39: Tradate
    • B40: Skylive Observatory, Catania, Italy (Gruppo Astrofili Catanesi)
    • B41: Zlin Observatory
    • B42: Vitebsk
    • B43: Hennef
    • B44: Eygalayes
    • B45: Narama
    • B46: Sintini Observatory, Argenta
    • B47: Metsala Observatory, Espoo
    • B48: Bocholt
    • B49: Paus Observatory, Sabadell
    • B50: Corner Observatory, Durmersheim
    • B51: Vallauris
    • B52: Observatorio El Far
    • B53: Casal Lumbroso, Rome
    • B54: Ager
    • B55: Comeglians
    • B56: Observatorio Sant Pere, Mataro
    • B57: Laietania Observatory, Parets del Valles
    • B58: Polaris Observatory, Budapest
    • B59: Borken
    • B60: Deep Sky Observatorium, Bad Bentheim
    • B61: Valldoreix Obs.,Sant Cugat del Valles
    • B62: Brelingen
    • B63: Solaris Observatory, Luczanowice
    • B64: Slope Rock Observatory, Hyvinkaa
    • B65: Komakallio Observatory, Kirkkonummi
    • B66: Osservatorio di Casasco
    • B67: Sternwarte Mirasteilas, Falera, Switzerland

  • C00-C99

  • C42: Xingming Observatory, Mt. Nanshan
  • D00-D99

  • D14: Nanchuan Observatory, Guangzhou
  • D17: Hong Kong
  • D21: Shenton Park
  • D29: Purple Mountain Observatory, XuYi Station
  • D34: Kenting Observatory, Hengchun
  • D35: Lulin Observatory
  • D44: Ishigakijima Astronomical Observatory
  • D55: Kangwon Science High School Observatory, Ksho
  • D61: Suntopia Marina, Sumoto
  • D70: Tosa
  • D74: Nakagawa (Anan Science Center Nakagawa Observatory, formerly Nakagawa Science Center Nakagawa Observatory, Japan)
  • D82: Wallaroo
  • D83: Miwa
  • D84: Hallet Cove
  • D85: Ingle Farm
  • D86: Penwortham
  • D87: Brooklyn Park
  • D88: Hiratsuka
  • D89: Yamagata (Yamagata Astronomical Observatory)
  • D91: Adati
  • E00-E99

    • E00: Castlemaine
    • E01: South Yarra (Barfold)

  • E03: RAS Observatory, Officer
  • E04: Pacific Sky Observatory, Saipan
  • E09: Oakley Southern Sky Observatory, Coonabarabran
  • E10: Siding Spring-Faulkes Telescope South
  • E11: Frog Rock Observatory, Mudgee
  • E12: Siding Spring Survey
  • E13: Wanniassa
  • E14: Hunters Hill Observatory, Ngunnawal
  • E15: Magellan Observatory, near Goulburn
  • E16: Grove Creek Observatory, Trunkey
  • E17: Leura
  • E18: BDI Observatory, Bangor, (Near Sutherland South of Sydney)
  • E19: Kingsgrove
  • E21: Norma Rose Observatory, Leyburn
  • E25: Rochedale (APTA)
  • E26: RAS Observatory, Biggera Waters
  • E27: Thornlands
  • E85: Farm Cove
  • E94: Gisborne
  • F00-F99

  • F60: Ironwood North Observatory, Hawaii
  • F65: Haleakala-Faulkes Telescope North (Haleakala Observatory)
  • F84: Hibiscus Observatory, Punaauia
  • F85: Tiki Observatory, Punaauia
  • G00-G99

  • G57: Dilbert Observatory, Forest Grove
  • G59: Maiden Lane Obs., Bainbridge Island
  • G61: Pleasanton
  • G63: Mill Creek Observatory, The Dalles
  • G64: Blue Canyon Observatory
  • G65: Vulcan North, Lick Observatory, Mount Hamilton
  • G66: Lake Forest Observatory, Forest Hills
  • G67: Rancho del Sol, Camino
  • G70: Francisquito Observatory, Los Angeles, CA
  • G71: Rancho Palos Verdes
  • G72: University Hills
  • G73: Mount Wilson-TIE
  • G74: Escondido
  • G75: Starry Knight Observatory, Coto de Caza
  • G76: Altimira Observatory, Coto de Caza
  • G77: Baldwin Lake
  • G78: Desert Wanderer Observatory, El Centro
  • G79: Goat Mountain Astronomical Research Station
  • G88: LAMP Observatory, New River
  • G89: Kachina Observatory, Flagstaff
  • G90: Three Buttes Observatory, Tucson
  • G91: Whipple Observatory, Mt. Hopkins--2MASS(Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory)
  • G92: Jarnac Observatory, Vail
  • G93: Sonoita Research Observatory, Sonoita, Arizona
  • G94: Sonoran Skies Observatory, St. David
  • G95: Hereford Arizona Observatory, Hereford
  • G96: Mt. Lemmon Survey (Mount Lemmon)
  • G97: Astronomical League Alpha Observatory, Portal
  • G98: Calvin-Rehoboth Observatory, Rehoboth (Calvin-Rehoboth Robotic Observatory)
  • G99: NF Observatory, Silver City
  • H00-H99

  • H29: Ivywood Observatory, Edmond
  • H30: University of Oklahoma Observatory, Norman
  • H31: Star Ridge Observatory, Weimar
  • H32: Texas A&M Physics Observatory, College Station
  • H33: Bixhoma Observatory, Bixby
  • H34: Chapel Hill
  • H35: Leavenworth
  • H36: Sandlot Observatory, Scranton, KS
  • H37: Grems Timmons Observatories, Graettinger
  • H38: Timberline Observatory, Urbandale
  • H39: S.O.S. Observatory, Minneapolis
  • H40: Nubbin Ridge Observatory
  • H41: Petit Jean Mountain, AR
  • H42: Wartburg College Observatory, Waverly
  • H43: Conway
  • H44: Cascade Mountain
  • H45: Petit Jean Mountain South, AR
  • H46: Ricky Observatory, Blue Springs, Missouri.
  • H51: Greiner Research Observatory, Verona, WI
  • H54: Cedar Drive Observatory, Pulaski
  • H55: Astronomical Research Observatory, Charleston, IL (Antares Observatory, Charleston, IL)
  • H59: Prairie Grass Observatory, Camp Cullom
  • H62: Calvin College Observatory
  • H63: DeKalb Observatory, Auburn
  • H64: Thomas More College Observatory, Crestview Hills
  • H65: Waltonfields Observatory, Walton
  • H66: Yellow Springs
  • H67: Stonegate Observatory, Ann Arbor, MI
  • H68: Red Barn Observatory, Ty Ty, GA
  • H69: Ohio Wesleyan University
  • H70: Asheville
  • H72: Evelyn L. Egan Observatory, Fort Myers
  • H74: Bar J Observatory, New Smyrna Beach
  • H76: Oakridge Observatory, Miami
  • H77: Buehler Observatory
  • H79: York University Observatory, Toronto
  • H81: Hartung-Boothroyd Observatory, Ithaca, New York, USA
  • H82: CBA-NOVAC Observatory, Front Royal, Virginia, USA
  • H83: Timberlake Observatory, Oakton
  • H84: Northview Observatory, Mendon
  • H85: Silver Spring, MD
  • H86: CBA-East Observatory, Laurel
  • H87: Fenwick Observatory, Richmond
  • H88: Hope Observatory, Belcamp
  • H89: Galaxy Blues Observatory, Gatineau, QC
  • H90: Ottawa
  • H91: Reynolds Observatory, Potsdam
  • H92: Arcturus Observatory
  • H93: Berkeley Heights
  • H96: Observatoire des Pléiades, Mandeville
  • H97: Talcott Mountain Science Center, Avon
  • H98: Dark Roseanne Obs., Middlefield, CT
  • H99: Sunhill Observatory, Newton
  • I00-I99

    • I00: Carbuncle Hill Observatory, Coventry
    • I01: Clay Center Observatory, Brookline
    • I02: Cerro Tololo Observatory, La Serena--2MASS (Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory)
    • I03: European Southern Obs., La Silla--ASTROVIRTEL (La Silla Observatory)
    • I04: Mamalluca Observatory
    • I05: Las Campanas Observatory-TIE
    • I06: Werner Schmidt Obs., Dennis-Yarmouth Regional HS

  • I10: CAOS-CampoCatino Austral Observatory Survey (Campo Catino Austral Observatory Survey, Chile )
  • I22: Abbey Ridge Observatory, Stillwater Lake
  • I30: Observatorio Geminis Austral
  • I31: Observatorio Astronomico del Colegio Cristo Rey
  • I37: Astrodomi Observatory, Santa Rita
  • I77: CEAMIG-REA Observatory, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
  • J00-J99

  • J40: Observatorio Malaga Malaga
  • J41: Raheny
  • J42: Puzol
  • J43: Oukaimeden Observatory
  • J44: Observatorio Iturrieta, Alava
  • J45: Observatorio Montana Cabreja Vega de San Mateo, Gran Canaria.
  • J46: Observatorio Montana Blanca, Tias
  • J47: Observatorio Nazaret
  • J48: Observatory Mackay, La Laguna
  • J49: Santa Pola
  • J50: La Palma-NEON
  • J51: Observatorio Atlante, Tenerife
  • J52: Observatorio Pinsoro
  • J53: Posadas
  • J54: Bradford Robotic Telescope
  • J55: Los Altos de Arguineguin Observatory
  • J56: Observatorio La Avejerilla
  • J57: Centro Astronomico Alto Turia, Valencia
  • J58: Brynllefrith Observatory, Llantwit Fardre, Wales, UK
  • J59: Observatorio Linceo, Santander
  • J60: Tocororo Observatory, Arquillinos
  • J61: Brownstown Observatory, Kilcloon
  • J62: Kingsland Observatory, Boyle
  • J63: San Gabriel
  • J64: La Mata
  • J65: Celbridge
  • J66: Kinver
  • J67: Observatorio La Puebla de Vallbona
  • J68: Tweenhills Observatory, Hartpury, Gloucestershire, England, UK
  • J69: North Observatory, Clanfield, UK
  • J70: Obs. Astronomico Vega del Thader, El Palmar
  • J71: Willow Bank Observatory, Lancashire, England, UK
  • J72: Valle del Sol
  • J73: Quainton
  • J74: Bilbao
  • J75: OAM Observatory, La Sagra, Spain (Observatorio Astronómico de La Sagra; co-directed by Observatori Astronomic de Mallorca (OAM) and the Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía (CSIC))
  • J76: La Murta, Spain
  • J77: Golden Hill Observatory, Stourton Caundle, Dorset, England, UK
  • J78: Murcia
  • J79: Observatorio Calarreona, Aguilas
  • J80: Sainte Helene
  • J81: Guirguillano
  • J82: Leyland
  • J83: Olive Farm Observatory, Hoghton
  • J84: South Observatory, Clanfield
  • J85: Makerstoun
  • J86: Sierra Nevada Observatory (Observatorio de Sierra Nevada, Spain)
  • J87: La Cañada (Observatorio de La Cañada (La Cañada Observatory), Ávila, Spain)
  • J88: Strawberry Field Obs., Southampton
  • J89: Tres Cantos Observatory
  • J90: West Challow
  • J91: Alt emporda Observatory, Figueres
  • J92: Beaconsfield
  • J93: Mount Tuffley Observatory, Gloucester, England, UK
  • J94: Abbeydale, Gloucester, England, UK
  • J95: Great Shefford, Berkshire, England, UK
  • J96: CUASAR - Centro Universitario Astronomico de Aras - University of Valencia, Aras de los Olmos, Valencia, Spain
  • J97: Alginet
  • J98: Observatorio Manises
  • J99: Burjassot
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