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Paris Observatory H1

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Paris Observatory H1

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Image title: 
View of the Paris Observatory
Credit line: 
Photograph by Ron Doel, courtesy of AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives

The Paris Observatory (in French, Observatoire de Paris or Observatoire de Paris-Meudon) is the foremost astronomical observatory of France, and one of the largest astronomical centres in the world. Its historic main building is to be found on the Left Bank of the Seine in central Paris.

Photo date: 
circa 1986
Original format: 
1 photographic print (black and white 8 x 10 inches)
Paris Observatory