Observatories > SAI
The Sternberg Astronomical Institute (SAI) formerly known as "astronomical observatory of Moscow University", depends on the Lomonosov University of Moscow. It lands on the grounds of the university on the former Mount Lenin (today Birds' mount).
The SAI has activities in several fields of astronomy and astrophysics. SAI is the largest astronomical institute of Russia. It has a department of celestial mechanics developing ephemerides of the natural planetary satellites.