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Location of the Liverpool Telescope

The Liverpool Telescope can be found on the spanish island of La Palma, which is one of the Canary Islands off the north coast of Africa. The promise of good weather, dark nights and an extinct volcano, provide the perfect setting for a robotic telescope.

Island of La Palma

For those that understand latitude and longitude, the exact location of the telescope is as follows:

Latitude: 28° 45' 44.8" North Longitude: 17° 52' 45.2" West

To give you a sense of the natural beauty of La Palma, we shall take you on a virtual drive up mountain roads to the remote site of the telescope. Click on the NEXT button below when you are ready to start that journey.