Salto del Enamorado Astronomical Viewpoint

INFORMATION

  • Latitude: 28º 46′ 01,4″ N
  • Lenght: 17º 45′ 26,3″ W
  • Altitude: 439 m.
  • Municipality : Puntallana

This viewpoint has exceptional conditions for educational observation of the night sky. The main panel recounts some of the stories which are reflected in the mythology of the sky. It also tells the sad legend of the place. There are four star charts which help visitors to recognize the constellations. It has a signpost pointing to Polaris, and a wheel-planisphere which helps visitors locate the circumpolar constellations: the Dipper and Cassiopeia.

SITUATION

HORIZON STELLARIUM

High quality (11,73 MB)
Medium quality (6,59 MB)
Low quality(2,58 MB)
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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