Monument To Infinity Astronomical Viewpoint

INFORMATION

  • Latitude: 28º 45′ 01,8″ N
  • Length: 17º 50′ 06,7″ W
  • Altitude: 2.167,5 m.
  • Municipality: San Andrés y Sauces

A viewpoint opposite the monument erected in 1985 by the highly regarded artist, César Manrique, on the occasion of the inauguration of the Roque de Los Muchachos Observatory. Its panel describes the “Flags of the Cosmos”, designed by him for this great event. It also has four star charts which help visitors to recognize the constellations of the night sky, a signpost pointing to Polaris, and a wheelplanisphere which helps locate the circumpolar constellations: the Dipper and Cassiopeia.

SITUATION

HORIZON STELLARIUM

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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 www.stellarium.org
Stars Island La Palma, turismo de estrellas, Isla de La Palma, Canarias

VISIT THE OBSERVATORY

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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