Vienna: Urania seen from Donaukanal
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Urania seen from Donaukanal
|The Urania has been built 1909 according to plans of Max Fabiani at the influx of the river Wien into the Danaukanal. The astronomical observatory was intended by Emperor Franz Josef as an educational offer to the Viennese people.
Date: Apr 07, 2006
Longitude: 16° 22.75'
Latitude: 48° 12.73'
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Map references: left: courtesy CIA, middle: courtesy LOC map collection, right: courtesy NASA.
This page has been updated on: 2007-Nov-06