Ciudad de Mexico, Distrito Federal, Mexico — The Central Highlands
National Astronomical Observatory of Mexico
Observatorio Astronómico Nacional
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
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
May 6, 1878
May 5, 1978
Location. 19° 25.237′ N, 99° 10.884′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de Mexico, Distrito Federal. Touch 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); 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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de Mexico.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 4, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 333 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 4, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.