Astronomical Observatories of Kazan Federal University

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Astronomical Observatories of Kazan Federal University is part of the Tentative list of Russia in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

The Astronomical Observatories of Kazan Federal University are two properties that show the transformation from classical astronomy to modern astrophysics. The Observatory of Kazan Imperial University (19th century) is located in the historical center of Kazan, while the Engelhardt Astronomical Observatory (1901) lies in the countryside. The latter was especially designed for large-scale observations and studies under the conditions most suitable for night observations.

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Full Name
Astronomical Observatories of Kazan Federal University
Country
Russia
Added
2020
Type
Cultural
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2020 Added to Tentative List

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Astronomical Observatories of Kazan Federal University: KFU Astronomical observatory (T)
Astronomical Observatories of Kazan Federal University: V.P. Engelhard Astronomical observatory (T)

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