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Calar Alto Observatory

by Robert Bovington The province of Almería is the sunniest driest place in Spain. It also has the cleanest atmosphere in Europe and hardly any cloud making it an ideal location for installing an observatory. Calar Alto, at an altitude … Continue reading

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Calar Alto

 by Robert Bovington The province of Almería is the sunniest driest place in Spain. It also has the cleanest atmosphere in Europe and hardly any cloud making it an ideal location for installing an observatory. Calar Alto, at an altitude … Continue reading

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Calar Alto Observatory

The province of Almería is the sunniest driest place in Spain. It also has the cleanest atmosphere in Europe and hardly any cloud making it an ideal location for installing an observatory. Calar Alto, at an altitude of 2,168 metres … Continue reading

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Calar Alto Observatory

The Calar Alto Observatory is located in the Sierra de los Filabres just north of the city of Almería. It was apparently installed here because this area possesses the cleanest atmosphere in Europe.

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