During the nights of 12th and 13th of December we will enjoy the peak of the Geminid meteor shower. This will be broadcast live from the Teide Observatory...
NewsAn eclipse, a superconjunction, and the last meteor shower of the year: Geminids 2020
EELabs (eelabs.eu) is a project financed by the INTERREG V-A MAC 2014-2020 Programme, co-financed by the FEDER (European Regional Development Fund) of the...
GrantEELABS: Laboratories to measure the energy efficiency of night artificial light in protected natural areas of Macaronesia
The EELabs project has a total budget of 1.241.586,40€, led by the IAC, as Principal Beneficiary, and to be developed in collaboration with the other entities...
NewsEELabs: sustainable use of artificial lighting
Initiation of the European project EELabs. The recent visit of the Mayor of Gúímar to the Teide Observatory sees the start of the Energy Efficiency Laboratories...
NewsLyrids 2020: wishes through the window
On the night of 21st April we will be treated to the maximum of the Lyrids meteor shower. Just as for the other recent astronomical events we will have to see...
NewsNatural darkness to preserve night-time ecosystems
After several months of waiting, this summer the EELabs project, led by the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias, has started to deploy its first network of...
NewsQuadrantids 2021: our best wishes for the start of a new year
This astronomical event will be broadcast live in the early hours of January 3rd from the Canary Observatories, via the sky-live.tv channel, with the...
NewsThe autumnal equinox from the Dolmen of Valdecaballeros
Next Tuesday, September 22nd, at 13:30 UT the Earth will be at a specific point in its orbit round the Sun: the September equinox. The September and March...
NewsThe comet NEOWISE from the Canaries
During the month of July we will be able to see comet c/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) with the naked eye from the Canaries and from the Peninsula.