The Town Council of Tequeste visits the IAC

(From left to right) Antonia María Varela, Antonio López González, Ana Rosa Mena, Ricardo Chico Marrero, Candelaria de la Rosa González, Eladia Mª López Lutzardo, Julián Rodríguez Pérez and Campbell Warden. Credit: Inés Bonet (IAC)
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Ana Rosa Mena, the Mayoress of Tegueste, on February 7th, visited the Headquarters of the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC), in La Laguna, and the Teide Observatory (OT) in Tenerife, together with several of the town councillors: Ricardo Chico Marrero, Councillor of New Technologies and Services; Antonio López González, Councillor of Culture, Sport, and Civil Protection; Julián Rodríguez Pérez, Councillor of Agriculture; Eladia María López Lutzardo, Councillor of Festivals and Ethnography; and Candelaria de la Rosa González, Councillor of Social Services.

The Council was received by Campbell Warden, Executive Secretary of the IAC, and Antonia María Varela, astrophysicist and Director of the Starlight Foundation, who showed them around the installations of the IAC. Afterwards they went up to the Teide Observatory where they were accompanied by Miquel Serra Ricart, Administrator of the OT.