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Ciudad de Mexico, Distrito Federal, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

National Astronomical Observatory of Mexico

Observatorio Astronómico Nacional

 
 
National Astronomical Observatory of Mexico Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 1, 2015
1. National Astronomical Observatory of Mexico Marker
Inscription.
El ciudadano Jose Lopez Portillo
Presidente de la Republica
Conmemora el primer centenario del Observatorio Astronomico Nacional
actual Instituto de Astronomia de la Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico en donde se ha cultivado ininterrumpidamente una de las mas antiguas tradiciones culturales y científicas mexicanas
Castillo de Chapultepec
6 de mayo de 1878
5 de mayo de 1978

English translation:
The citizen José López Portillo
President of the Republic
Commemorates the centennial of the National Astronomical Observatory, where in the current Institute of Astronomy of the National Autonomous University of Mexico one of the oldest cultural and scientific traditions of Mexico has been cultivated without interruption
Chapultepec Castle
May 6, 1878
May 5, 1978

 
Erected 1978.
 
Location. 19° 25.237′ N, 99° 10.884′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de Mexico, Distrito Federal. Click for map. The marker is on the left of the western side of the ex-Observatory on the second level of the Chapultepec Castle.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. From the Peak (a few steps from this marker); Sounds in the Distance (a few steps from this marker);
National Astronomical Observatory of Mexico Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 1, 2015
2. National Astronomical Observatory of Mexico Marker
The Castle Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); Vicente Suarez, Child Hero of Mexico (within shouting distance of this marker); Francisco Marquez, Child Hero of Mexico (within shouting distance of this marker); The Military College of Mexico (within shouting distance of this marker); The March of Loyalty (within shouting distance of this marker); Chapultepec Hill (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Ciudad de Mexico.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 325 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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