Crimean Astrophysical Observatory
A leading center for astrophysical research in Russia, located at Simeis
in south Crimea, between Sevastapol and Yalta, and operated by the Russian
Academy of Sciences. Its principal instruments are a 2.6-meter (102-inch)
optical telescope, a 22-meter (72-foot) radio telescope used for observations
in the millimeter-wave region, and a solar telescope.