MIT Wallace Astrophysical Observatory

50 Groton Road (Rt. 40) Westford, MA 01885 / MPC 810 / 42° 36' 35" N x 71° 29' 04" W

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Established 1971

A teaching and research facility run by the planetary astronomy lab in the Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences (EAPS) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

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