The Sphinx Observatory, one of the highest astronomical observatories in the world, provides an additional viewing platform at a height of 3,571 meters or 11,716 feet. Seen from Jungfraujoch Top of Europe building. Switzerland. Photo Jungfrau.ch, posted to Pinterest by SouthStreetHQ

The Sphinx Observatory, one of the highest astronomical observatories in the world, provides an additional viewing platform at a height of meters or feet. Seen from Jungfraujoch Top of Europe building, Switzerland

Observations with NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory have provided the first X-ray evidence of a supernova shock wave breaking through a cocoon of gas surrounding the star that exploded. This discovery may help astronomers understand why some supernovas are much more powerful than others.

A Supernova Cocoon Breakthrough

vintage Japanese astronomical chart, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan / Mitaka Library

sabrinacampagna: National Astronomical Observatory of Japan / Mitaka Library Rare book (Japanese only) found: Stars

Caracol Astronomical Observatory, Chichen Itza Ruins, Maya Civilization, Yucatan, Mexico

Caracol Astronomical Observatory, Chichen Itza Ruins, Maya Civilization, Yucatan, Mexico

El Caracol (aka The Snail), Mayan Astronomical Observatory, Chichen Itza, Yucatan, Mexico

Orrery room (astronomical observatory instrument), with moon phases and astrological figures on the floor.  Star tretrahdron in the center...

Orrery room (astronomical observatory instrument), with moon phases and astrological figures on the floor.

Gaocheng Astronomical Observatory, also known as the Dengfeng Observatory, built in 1276, near Dengfeng in Henan Province, China.

“Gaocheng Astronomical Observatory (aka Dengfeng Observatory), built in near Dengfeng in Henan Province, China.

Stargazing - Cederberg Astronomical Observatory. High in the Cederberg Mountains lies the Cederberg Astronomical Observatory. It is privately owned and a non-profit organisation. On most Saturday evenings, the observatory opens its doors to members of the public to come and enjoy the splendours of the night sky.

Go stargazing in the Cederberg Mountains with Cederberg Astronomical Observatory - Dirty Boots

The mysterious island, Por-Bajin, was found in the centre of a remote lake high in the mountains of southern Siberia. 1,300-year-old fortress continues to mystify experts | World Mysteries

It is one of the most mysterious archaeological sites in Russia – an ancient complex engulfing a small island in the center of a remote lake in the mountains of southern Siberia. At first glance

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