Canary Islands

Photo by noelsch at Pixabay.com

The world’s largest telescope was built in the Canary Islands. King Juan Carlos I of Spain officially inaugurated the telescope July 24, 2009.

With the King and his guests in attendance, the first object photographed, due to an error in the declination setting, was this canary.

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4 Responses

  1. Is that a true fact?! How fascinating if it is! 😊

  2. […] Joe at Does Writing Excuse Watching?: Canary Islands The world’s largest telescope was built in the Canary Islands. King Juan Carlos I […]

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