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Pico Veleta Radio Observatory

near Granada in the Sierra Nevada, Andalucía, Southern Spain.
Operated by the Institut de RadioAstronomie Millimétrique, Grenoble.


The 30m radiotelescope is listening Granada

Light pollution near Granada is bad for optical observations

Searching for Signals of molecules in the universe

Moonlight illuminates the radiotelescope

Pointing with the radiotelescope

A long integration on one source of millimeter wavelength radiation

Slideshow

Coordinates: Altitude:
3o 23.5' W
37o 04.0' N
2920m

Observatory page

IRAM

View from satellite

Current weather

© all photographs taken by Sven Kohle and Till Credner