Hamburger Sternwarte (Hamburg
Observatory) is an astronomical observatory located in the Bergedorf borough of the city of Hamburg in northern Germany
. It is owned and operated by the University Of Hamburg
, Germany since 1968, although it was founded in 1825 by the City of Hamburg and moved to its present location in 1912. It has operated telescopes at Bergedorf, at two previous locations in Hamburg, at other observatories around the World
, and it has also supported space missions.
The Great Refractor, a great refractor telescope with an objective diameter (60 cm) and focal length (9 m). By Repsold, and with optics from Steinheil.