Las Toscas Mountain Astronomical Viewpoint


  • Latitude: 28º 36′ 24,5″ N
  • Length: 17º 47′ 08,3″ W
  • Altitude: 736 m.
  • Municipality: Mazo

A viewpoint with exceptional conditions for educational observation of the night sky. Its panel describes the animals to be found under starlight, for example the European free-tailed bat, long-eared owl and the cricket. It also talks about the Pleiades and the mythological link between wine and constellations. In addition, four star charts help visitors to recognise the constellations of the sky. It has a signpost pointing to Polaris post, and a wheel-planisphere which helps night-time visitors to locate the circumpolar constellations: the Big Dipper and Cassiopeia.


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360th 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
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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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