Monthly Archives: August 2017

Alimoche

June, 2009-2011, Spanish pre-Pyrenees. What is the meaning of the blogsite’s name? The name is that of a bird,¬†one of the smallest and funniest vultures: the Egyptian vulture (el alimoche, le percnopt√®re d’Egypte, de aasgier). It is also the smartest … Continue reading

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Top view

Aug. 14th, 2017, Roque de los Muchachos, La Palma. Now that the dusty layer has (almost) settled, the observatory’s top location offers its spectacular views again, also during daytime…

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Foggy sun

Aug. 7, 2017. La Palma, Roque de los Muchachos. The “calima” is striking again, with a thick cloud which came into sight this morning… This lead to a spectacular morning view of the setting (full) Moon in a bright orange … Continue reading

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