Astrophysics and Space Science

, Volume 118, Issue 1–2, pp 95–97 | Cite as

Astronomy in Tadjikistan

  • P. B. Babadzhanov
Section 1: A View of Asian-Pacific Astronomy


The astronomical investigations in the present Tadjikistan (USSR) are carried out by the Institute of Astrophysics of the Academy of Sciences of Tadjik SSR. The main scientific fields of investigation are meteors, comets, and variable stars. The Institute has two observational stations: the Gissar observatory with photographic and radar meteor patrols, a 70 cm telescope, a 40 cm Zeiss astrograph, etc., and the Sanglok observatory with the Ritchey-Chrétien 1 m telescope.


Radar Scientific Field Observational Station Variable Star Radar Meteor 
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  1. Babadzhanov, P. B.: 1983, in C. I. Lagerkuist and H. Rickman (eds.),Asteroids, Comets, Meteors, Uppsala, pp. 439–444.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. B. Babadzhanov
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  1. 1.Astrophysical InstituteDushanbeU.S.S.R.

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