Observatory Park

100 Desellum Ave.
Gaithersburg, MD 20877

(301) 258-6310


The Gaithersburg Latitude Observatory was constructed in 1899, as one of the original four stations selected by the International Geodetic Association to carry out systematic observations of the Earth's polar motion.

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  • Place Category

    Venues, Parks

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