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Astrophysics and Space Science

, Volume 177, Issue 1–2, pp 215–218 | Cite as

A new Bolivia-USSR astronomical observatory and its astrometric activities

  • D. D. Polozhentsev
  • H. I. Potter
  • J. A. Zelaya
  • R. C. Zalles
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Abstract

In 1982 a Bolivia-USSR astronomical observatory began its activities near Tarija, Bolivia. Observations of 200 000 faint stars, 2822 bright stars (m≤6) and Halley's comet have been made with the expedition's astrograph.

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Astronomical Observatory Bright Star Faint Star 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. D. Polozhentsev
    • 1
  • H. I. Potter
    • 1
  • J. A. Zelaya
    • 2
  • R. C. Zalles
    • 2
  1. 1.USSR Academy of sciences Central Astronomical Observatory at PulkovoLeningradUSSR
  2. 2.Academia Nacional de Ciencias de BoliviaLa PazBolivia

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