Consell Observatory

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Location
39°39'12"N
002°49'21"E
Country
 Spain
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Description

Consell Observatory (Spanish: Observatorio Astronómico de Consell and Catalan: Observatori Astronòmic de Consell; observatory code: 176) is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by the Latin American League of Astronomy. It is located at an altitude of 130 metres (430 ft) in Consell on Majorca island, which is part of Spain.

Discoveries

The discovery of asteroid (157179) 2004 PW66 in 2004, is credited to the observatory. Other discoveries made at the observatory include the asteroids (147367) 2003 CA20, (170276) 2003 QH92, and (213831) 2003 QG92 which are credited to astronomer Rafael Pacheco and, in one case, to his collaborator Ángel López Jiménez.
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