Astronomy

Its geographical location, the transparency of the sky and the air quality and unbeatable conditions have made Tenerife one of the main locations in the world for astronomical observation.

  • Canarian Institute of Astrophysics

    Canarian Institute of Astrophysics  

    C/ Vía Láctea s/n, 38205 La Laguna

    Although the first telescope was installed in the Teide observatory in 1964, the Canarian Institute of Astrophysics was not created until 1975. Today, it has 19...[+]

  • Observatorio del Teide

    Observatorio del Teide  

    Historic origins: The study of astronomy has always been closely associated iwith Mt. Teide. Its advantages as an observation post were well known by naturalists...[+]

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