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Observatories that I have visited:
Tamm's Observatory, Sweden


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  1. Tamm's Observatory, building no 1
  2. Tamm's Observatory, building no 2
  3. Tamm's Observatory, building no 3

3: Tamm's Observatory, building no 3

At last we are on the top of the hill.


Observatory building no 3:

Tamm's Observatory at Bålsta, Sweden

This is the gem of the observatories at Kvistaberg. Built by Nils Tamm 1919 and this was his first observatory.


Tamm's Observatory at Bålsta, Sweden

The knew how to design beautiful buildings in earlier days.


Tamm's Observatory at Bålsta, Sweden

It has small windows, nothing you find on todays observatories.


Tamm's Observatory at Bålsta, Sweden

The entrance door.


Tamm's Observatory at Bålsta, Sweden

A star, maybe it's our sun that smiles at us.


Tamm's Observatory at Bålsta, Sweden

It has a balcony at the top floor.


Tamm's Observatory at Bålsta, Sweden

The view from this balcony must be beatiful.


Tamm's Observatory at Bålsta, Sweden

From the beginning it had a Carl Zeiss 13 cm refractor. Nils studied variable stars with this refactor.


Tamm's Observatory at Bålsta, Sweden

I found in the text about this building that Nils Tamm's ashes is buried into the instrument panel of this observatory.


Tamm's Observatory at Bålsta, Sweden

All three observatories on line. Nils Tamm died 1957 when he still lived in the villa we saw in the beginning. He have one asteroid named after him, the 7833 Nilstamm asteroid.

There are more information on Wikipedia about Kvistaberg's observatory. If you understand Swedish, switch over to it because there are more details in that language:

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