John Davies Picture Gallery: Telescopes - Calar Alto.

Here are some pictures of telescopes at Calar Alto, in Southern Spain. Please do not reproduce them commercially without my permission.

The site is a couple of hours drive inland from the town of Almeria. It is operated by the Max Planck Institute of Germany in cooperation with the Spanish.

A general view of part of the Calar Alto site. This photo was taken from the catwalk of the 3.5m telescope dome, which features in the next image.   Photo: John Davies.

The 3.5m metre telescope building. Photo John Davies

This is home of the 2.5 metre telescope. Photo: John Davies.

This building houses the 1.23 metre telescope. Photo: John Davies.

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