Uraniborg was a Danish astronomical observatory and alchemy laboratory established and operated by Tycho Brahe. It was built c. 1576 – c. 1580 on Hven, an island in the between Zealand and , , which was part of at the time.

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is a small island which lies in the middle of Öresund Sound, between southern Sweden and . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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was Tycho Brahe's underground observatory next to his palace-observatory , located on the island of Hven in . is situated 110 metres south of Uraniborg. Photo: Tycho Brahe, Public domain.

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is situated 1¼ km west of Uraniborg. Photo: Hofres, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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is a late medieval town in , Sweden. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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