Teide Observatory

By: Stefan Seip


Region: Europe

Site: Tenerife - Spain

Date: August 2010


The bright central part of the Milky Way in the constellations Scorpius and Sagittarius shines above the OGS one-meter Telescope (the European Space Agency station for satellite communications), Teide Observatory of Tenerife, Canary Islands. The lights of nearby towns down at the island's seashores caused the light pollution at the horizon. Stefan Seip/Astromeeting.de

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