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Quito Astronomical Observatory 
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Instance ofastronomical observatory
Location La Alameda Park, Quito, Quito, Quito Metro, Pichincha Province, EC
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  • 2,823 m
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0° 12′ 53.78″ S, 78° 30′ 09.29″ W
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Observatorio Astronómico de Quito (es); キト天文台 (ja); observatoire astronomique de Quito (fr); Obserwatorium Astronomiczne w Quito (pl); Quito Astronomisch Observatorium (nl); Observatori Astronòmic de Quito (ca); Quito Astronomical Observatory (en); Астрономическая обсерватория в Кито (ru); osservatorio astronomico di Quito (it) observatorium di Ekuador (id); Sternwarte in Ecuador (de); observatorium in Quito, Ecuador (nl) Observatoire de Quito (fr); Observatorio Astronomico de Quito (es)

Founded in 1873 the Quito Astronomical Observatory is one of the oldest observatories in South America and is located the Andes Mountains, 12 minutes south of the Equator and just outside the Historic Center of Quito, A UNESCO World Heritage Site that stretches over 790 acres and contains 130 monumental buildings, 8,000 smaller properties. In 1963, The Government of Ecuador transferred title of the Observatory to the National Polytechnic School.

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