Roque de los Muchachos Observatory

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Emergencies and alerts

In case of emergency

Should an emergency arise during your stay at Roque de los Muchachos Observatory, you must follow the emergency procedure. 

You can always contact the Reception of the Residencia by dialing the following internal telephone number:

Reception (ext.2500)

You must also bear in mind the basic safety and risk prevention regulations in the workplace.

Warnings and alerts

Before going to Roque de los Muchachos Observatory, it is advisable to review any current alerts by the Government of the Canary Islands and follow the advice and recommendations given therein.

ORM Status report
  • Last update
    Status (Canarian Government)
Meteorological parameters
  • Last update:
     Telescope INTTelescope NOT
    Temperature (°C)10.311.8
    Wind speed (km/h)14.314.3
    Wind directionWNWNE
    Precipitation:
    Visibility on the barrier:
    Good
Road access conditions

We also recommend that you enquire about road conditions before your visit.

  • Last update (Road)
    Route from Santa Cruz
    Open
    Route from Garafia
    Open
Communications conditions
  • Last update (Communication)
    Mobile phone
    Ok
    Radio station
    Ok
    Communication problem cause

    Intermittently operational