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September 18, 2019

Gran Telescopio CANARIAS (GTC) - Inauguración

Our programme

The programme for July 24th is set out below. In view of the space available at the Observatory, and budget limitations, we regret that only invited guests, and not their companions, may attend the inaugural ceremony at the Observatorio del Roque de los Muchachos.  

The press programme can be found on the press section of this website.

Both programmes may be subject to changes.


  • 11:30 a.m.
    The Spanish King and Queen visit the Gran Telescopio CANARIAS
  • 11:55 a.m.
    Unveiling of the commemorative plaque on the Square in front of the GTC
  • 12:40 p.m.
    Group Photo with the Spanish King and Queen
  • 1:00 p.m.
  • 3.00 p.m.
    From 3.00 p.m. on it will be possible to either visit the GTC or return to the hotel.
  • 5:30 p.m.
    From 5.30 p.m. it will be possible to visit the Exhibition “Cosmovisiones” in the Palacio Salazar, O´Daly, 22 in Santa Cruz de La Palma