Santa Lucia Stroncone Astronomical Observatory


Santa Lucia Stroncone Astronomical Observatory

The Osservatorio Astrometrico Santa Lucia Stroncone (Santa Lucia Stroncone Astronomical Observatory) is located in north central Italy in the town of Stroncone in Umbria, about 6 km SSE of the city of Terni.

The observatory is at an elevation of 350 metres above sea level.

It is an active center for the discovery of asteroids.

Stroncone is also known as IAU/MPC observatory 589. It is located at longitude 12º38'24"E, latitude 42º30'55"N.

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Coordinates: 42°30′55″N 12°38′24″E / 42.51528°N 12.64°E / 42.51528; 12.64



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