This scientific department of the Observatoire de la Côte d'Azur included 28 researchers and as many engineers and technicians located on the Observatory sites of Grasse and Calern. The scientific activities covered fields as diverse as fundamental astronomy, celestial mechanics and space geodesy. CERGA has been replaced by GEMINI which laboratory is in charge of several observing facilities like the lunar-laser ranging telescope and the FTLRS (mobile laser station).
Laser telemetry and time metrology
History of science
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