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Observatorio Astronómico Hispano-Alemán de Calar Alto (CAHA)

Observatorio Astronómico Hispano-Alemán de Calar Alto (CAHA)

The Calar Alto Hispano-German Astronomical Observatory is situated in the Sierra de Los Filabres, north of the province of Almería, and is operated jointly by the Max-Planck Institute of Astronomy in Heidelberg (Germany) , and the Institute of Astrophysics of Andalusia (CSIC) in Granada. It is made up of three domes that house various telescopes, laboratories, workshops, offices and lodging for work and scientific personnel. The three reflector telescopes range in size from 1.23m to 3.5m in diameter (the largest telescope in continental Europe). Located north of Gérgal, off the AL-4404.

Visits are by appointment only.
Tel: 950 63 25 00

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