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Modra observatory

The Astronomical Observatory of Modra (Slovak: Astronomické observatórium Modra{{#invoke:Category handler|main}}), also known as Modra Observatory or the Astronomical and Geophysical observatory in Modra, is an astronomical observatory located in Modra, Slovakia. It is owned and operated by the Comenius University in Bratislava. The scientific research at the observatory is led by the Department of Astronomy, Physics of the Earth and Meteorology, Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Informatics.

The asteroid 11118 Modra discovered at this observatory is named in the honor of the town.<ref></ref>

Modra Observatory sections
Intro  About  Education and research  ADAM-WFS (Automated Detection of Asteroids and Meteoroids - Wide Field Survey)  References  External links