We have a comet in sight, comet 46P/Wirtanen will visit us in December! In very dark places such as La Palma, you may see it naked eye. Although its apparent size will barely exceed the

Road Access to the Observatory in La Palma If you want to get the Observatory Roque de los Muchachos Observatory on the Canary Island of La Palma for a visit or just to enjoy the fantastic

The AstroMaster La Palma workshop for landscape astrophotography opens for registration once again. This VII edion is once again an opportunity to join a world-leading astrophotographer Babak Tafreshi (TWAN and National Geographic) for a 7-day

After six years organising astronomy tours and photography activities in La Palma, we are really happy to announce that we have earned our 2018 certificate of Excellence on Tripadvisor, the world’s largest travel site. This

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

Das italienische Teleskop Nazionale Galileo (TNG) befindet sich am Observatorium auf dem Roque de los Muchachos, La Palma. Mit einem Primärspiegel von 3,58 Metern im Durchmesser ist die wichtigste Installation der italienischen astronomischen Gemeinschaft im

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 range and/or unnecessarily varying

The Milky Way is the galaxy in which Earth and the Solar System lies. It contains more than 200 000 million of stars and its diameter is estimated to be about 100 000 light-years (about

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