El Servicio de Turismo del Cabildo está presente en Hungría en esta iniciativa europea de cooperación territorial. Origen: La Palma participa en el proyecto ‘Night Light’ como destino ejemplar en astroturismo y control de la

Ana García Suárez es doctora en Astrofísica y directora de La Palma Stars, en La Palma (Canarias). El próximo 21 de agosto se producirá el eclipse solar total más esperado de los últimos tiempos y que algunos han denominado

Visits to the Observatorio del Roque de Los Muchachos are all year around. This summer, from 15th June, they will be on a daily basis, whereas the rest of the year will remain only four

The Observatory of El Roque de Los Muchachos from the island of La Palma (altitude 2,420 m) is home to one of the most extensive fleets of telescopes to be found anywhere in the world.

The Italian  Nazionale Galileo Telescope (TNG) is located at the Observatory on Roque de los Muchachos, La Palma. With a primary mirror of 3.58 metres in diameter, it is the most important installation of the

What is light pollution? Light pollution is defined as the introduction of artificial light to an ecosystem (into naturally dark situations), degrading its natural state with the emission of light of different intensities, directions, spectral

Who has stolen the stars? Light pollution has stolen most of the stars from our sky. We cannot see them now properly except in some places. In La Palma for example we can still see

The astronomical viewpoints are accessible places with open views to the sky and that serve to interpret the stars in the open air. In La Palma these places have explanatory panels and car parks. There

The William Herschel Telescope (WHT) is the second largest telescope of Roque de Los Muchachos in La Palma. With a primary mirror of 4.2 m in diameter it is also the second largest telescope in

The Gran Telescopio de Canarias on the island of La Palma is currently the largest optical-infrared telescope in the world and one of the most advanced. The primary mirror consists of 36 hexagonal segments of