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Full Moon and halo, La Palma

La Palma, 6-7 november 2014. I had the pleasure to accompany Patricia on an observing run with the Belgian Mercator-telescope at the Observatory de los Muchachos, La Palma, Canary Islands, Spain (ouf!) The full moon was right in the middle of … Continue reading

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La Palma, Milky Way

For stargazers , the island of La Palma is a little paradise. Especially if you are able to go to the top of the island and observe the milky way from the Roque de los Muchachos Observatory.  To make images, … Continue reading

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Reaching for the skies of La Palma

La Palma, April 26th. In this season, both the flowers and the domes at the Roque de los Muchachos observatory are looking upward to the skies. The plant (Echium wildpretii) is biennal and carries a flower which can reach a … Continue reading

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Make a wish ….

August 13, 2012 . I was able to spend august 11th and 12th at the Roque de los Muchachos observatory, visiting Patricia during her observing run. These dates were not randomly picked: they happen to be the nights when the Perseid meteor … Continue reading

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