Mt. Teide Clouds Panorama

observatory clouds panorama

This is a view from the refuge high on the slopes of Mount Teide, Tenerife. Looking down onto the clouds which hide the rest of the island. The Buildings in the Distance are Mount Teide Observatory

(Observatorio del Teide) which is an astronomical observatory operated by the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias. Opened in 1964, it became one of the first major international observatories, attracting telescopes from different countries around the world because of the good astronomical visibility conditions

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