Appendix: Codes of astronomical observatories

Astronomical observatories are buildings or locations for the study of celestial bodies and the sky in general. They are given codes from the Observatory Minor Planet Center (a service of the International Astronomical Union) to classify the observations of objects in the Solar System. I was reading the blog, maven at blogspot Below is a list of these codes (the parts in italics do not belong to the list of the IAU):