Best wishes 2017

Dec. 21st, 2016. We’re almost there, finishing the tasks and things we planned to do in 2016. A few days more and we’ll be full of new intentions – hopefully good ones – and forging new plans – hopefully realizable ones. Best wishes to everyone!

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Amidst the clouds!

Dec. 21st, 2016. The shortest day and the longest night of the year for this hemisphere. We’re stuck in the middle of it: huge amounts of thick, white, humid and dripping material that doesn’t want to leave the mountain top.

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Night watch with clouds

Dec, 18th, 2016. We spend these last days of the year just waiting for the clouds to go away from our favorite observatory…


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Top of Belgium

September, 12-14, Hoge Venen. At the highest point of Belgium, the landscape breathes serenity and purity while a slight breeze takes away the heat of the late summer. Just below this plateau, “La Hogne” carries away the acid peat waters.



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Above the clouds

May 5th, 2016, Roque de los Muchachos, La Palma. Surrounded by an ocean of clouds which sometimes reach the summit, the observatory stays clear from clouds during the night. During daytime an explosion of flowers can be seen, with “los tajinastes rosados” as the most impressive ones!

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At the observatory

Jan, 24th, 2016. The last sunset of this January campaign seen from the observatory of Roque de los Muchachos (2400 m) merited a quick stroll to the edge of the mountain crater…


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Sunrise number ….??

January 16th 2016. Roque de Los Muchachos observatory, La Palma, Canary Islands. Not our first observing run, here at this wonderful site. And hopefully not the last ….   But what each visitor on this magnificent island always should do is ….  observe the sunrise and the sunset!  Never boring, irrespective of the weather circumstances.Our images show sunrise effects behind the islands of La Gomera and Tenerife (Mt Teide) .


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Best Wishes, 2016!

New year =  a reset or fresh start?


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