The Observatorio Astronómico de Quito (OAQ) is the first observatory built in Ecuador and one of the first in Latinamerica. The observatory has a long history that started in 1873 when its construction began. Located inside the Alameda park is at a walking distance from the historical center of the city. The Observatory is an administrative dependence of the Escuela Politécnica Nacional (EPN) and it is in charge of the main researches in astronomy and astrophysics of the country.
The Observatory belongs to the Escuela Politécnica Nacional (EPN) and it is in charge of the main researches in astronomy and astrophysics of the country.
We also work with two stations one in Jerusalem Guallabamba and the other in the Escuela Politecnica Nacional
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