La Muralla Astronomical Viewpoint


  • Latitude: 28º 43′ 41,4″ N
  • Length: 17º 57′ 46,4″ W
  • Altitude: 767,9 m.
  • Municipality: Tijarafe

This viewpoint invites you to observe our natural satellite. It has a lunar map and description of a series of practical activities which can be performed, such as tracking its phases and observing the terminator (the line between the sunlit and shadowed parts of the moon). It has a signpost pointing to Polaris, and a wheel-planisphere which helps locate the circumpolar constellations: the Dipper and Cassiopeia.


360º Horizon of this Astronomical Viewpoint for the program Stellarium.
Instructions to open a new 360º horizon in the program Stellarium here
If you don’t have the program Horizon Stellarium, you can download it in the website
Stars Island La Palma, turismo de estrellas, Isla de La Palma, Canarias


The Roque de los Muchachos Observatory is open to visitors.
Take this chance and enjoy the stars from one of the most privileged sites on the planet for astronomic observations.

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