Definitions for "OBSERVATORY"
A place where astronomers conjecture away the guesses of their predecessors.
A place or building for making observations on the heavenly bodies.
A building fitted with instruments for making systematic observations of any particular class or series of natural phenomena.
Keywords:  whence, lookout, flank, battery, post
A lookout on a flank of a battery whence an officer can note the range and effect of the fire; usually referred to as an observation post.
A place, as an elevated chamber, from which a view may be observed or commanded.
a structure commanding a wide view of its surroundings
Keywords:  scientific, long, site, term
A site for long-term scientific observations.