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Meaning of Lick Observatory

Lick' Observ'atory

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  1. the astronomical observatory of the University of California, situated on Mount Hamilton, near San Jose, California, and having a 120-in. (3-m) reflecting telescope and a 36-in. (91-cm) refracting telescope.
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