Moon Exhibition in Santa Cruz de la Palma

The moon. Photo by Nick Smith, taken on August 14th at the Roque de los Muchachos
November 26, 2009

Photo: Nick Smith, taken on August 14th at the Roque de los Muchachos In honour of the 40th anniversary of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walking on the moon, and the International Year of Astronomy, the observatory is hosting an exhibition about the moon. It covers the history of lunar observations from the first time Galileo pointed his telescope at it in 1609 to the present. You don’t have to…

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S/C Flea Market

On the first Sunday of every month, the port car park gets taken over by a flea market. It’s only small, but I love it. This morning a couple of hours slipped by very fast. There’s an amazing variety of stuff on sale. For some reason there are lots of flowers, plants and vegetables. This morning I stocked up on herbs. Most of the stuff is cheap, but this stall…

March 2, 2008
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