Karl Schwarzschild Observatory
|The observatory was founded in 1960 as an affiliated institute
of the former Deutsche Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin and named
"Karl-Schwarzschild-Observatorium" in honour of the famous astronomer and
physicist Karl Schwarzschild (1873 - 1916).
In 1992, the institute was refounded as Thüringer Landessternwarte "Karl Schwarzschild" Tautenburg indicating that it is operated as a State Observatory of the Freistaat Thüringen.
Telescopes and Instruments
A Mollweide diagram shows the footprint of the plates