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Address: Calle Juana Morales 34, 38758 El Paso, La Palma, Spain
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+34 922 48 63 46

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A must if you're at all interested in the subject.

This is a mini, but fully functional, observatory built by a retired and very knowledgeable engineer. Visit sizes are limited by the size of the observatory and there is lots of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 January 2017
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

This is a mini, but fully functional, observatory built by a retired and very knowledgeable engineer. Visit sizes are limited by the size of the observatory and there is lots of scope to discuss astronomy, planet formation, star lifecycle, physics, asteroids, supporting IT and much more. And he'll attach his Canon to the scope and take and process a photo... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

Writing a review has been on my list for more than two months. Instead of postponing it further, I'll keep it short and simple :) Visiting the observatory was an excellent decision, luckily two other people had cancelled their visit just a few hours before. Be smart and book in advance! Joan is a great guide. He gave us –... More 

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

We are a group of ambitious amateur astronomers with a focus on photography. Joan's observatory and the opportunity to book evenings with a fully customized program, were the perfect solution for our La Palma excursion. We had the opportunity to learn a lot from Joan, who is a professional astronomer and who is able to explain complex matters in an... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016

On the very scenic and calm island of "La Palma" the clocks have a different speed. If your keen to slow your holidays and you want to get in touch with our pure planet and universe then it's the very right place to go. Standing on active volcanoes admiring the fascinating universe is the task you do at La Palma.... More 

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Stuttgart, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2015

We spent two nights at this observatory. In the first night the owner of this observatory explained many things regarding astronomy and astrophotography to us. Unfortunately the conditions were not so good this night because of strong winds. So we came again two days later, now the conditions were a lot better. We were able to take photos of Sombrero... More 

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