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.


Variable Star Wind Regime Cometary Nucleus Meteor Investigation Meteoric Matter 
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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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  • P. B. Babadzhanov
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  1. 1.Astrophysical InstituteDushanbeUSSR

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