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Peering into space with the Morocco Oukaïmeden Observatory


Moroccan scientific production in astronomy and astrophysics has shown sustained growth since the late 1980s. This growth is largely due to the dynamism of an increasingly entrepreneurial community and to the creation of an astronomical observatory in the Moroccan Atlas Mountains.

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Courtesy of the Oukaïmeden Observatory group.

Fig. 2: Evolution of Moroccan scientific production in astronomy and astrophysics.


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Benkhaldoun, Z. Peering into space with the Morocco Oukaïmeden Observatory. Nat Astron 2, 352–354 (2018).

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