Grantecan – Roque de Los Muchachos – Inside Cupule

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Grantecan - Roque de Los Muchachos - Inside Cupule

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The Grantecan telescope (Gran telescopio de Canarias) is already operative since 24th July 2009 in Roque de los Muchachos Observatory in the IAC (Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias) in La Palma.This is one the biggest telescopes in the world. Their majesties the king and queen of Spain  Don Juan carlos and Doña Sofía presided over the event. This project has been completed in colaboration with the University of Florida und Mexico among others. This webcam shows the inside of the cupule. Click on the image to zoom in and out.

Source: Instituto Astrofisico Canario

 

Webcam source: gtc.iac.es

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