San Borondón Astronomical Viewpoint

INFORMATION

 

  • Latitude: 28º 38′ 05,9″ N
  • Length: 17º 56′ 14,7″ W
  • Altitude: 47 m.
  • Municipality: Tazacorte

 

A viewpoint where you can enjoy spectacular sunsets. The information panel explains various related atmospheric refraction effects, such as the Green Ray. It also discusses the legend of St. Borondón. It has a signpost pointing to Polaris, and a wheel-planisphere which helps locate the circumpolar constellations: the Dipper and Cassiopeia.

SITUATION

HORIZON STELLARIUM

High quality (15,62 MB)
Medium quality (8,56 MB)
Low quality (3,22 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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