Special: Eta Aquarid Meteor shower (Back to the list)

Guided activity for stargazing with amateur telescopes including the Solar System, on the night of the maximum of the Eta Aquarids meteor shower.

  • Aimed at people with or without previous knowledge of astronomy. Beginners level.
  • At one of the astronomical viewpoints on the island of La Palma. The choice will depend on the weather conditions. Under no circumstances will the tours take place at the Roque de Los Muchachos Observatory.

  • It includes the use of amateur telescopes and qualified astrophysical guides.
  • Valid for name, date and time shown on it.
  • Activity subject to weather conditions. Warnings will be sent to your contact mobile phone.  We are not responsible in case we cannot contact you due to failure of your telephone service provider. See cancellation policy. 
  • COVID19: We have at your disposal our complete health safety protocol. The use of masks is mandatory. Safety distance should be maintained whenever possible. Consult us if you have any doubts. * See cancellation conditions in case of suspicion of covid19. News about covid19 will be sent via email or uploaded to http://lapalmastars.com/covid-19/
  • Language: Spanish/English
  • Group activity: normally 1 guide for every 15 people. This is a group activity. 
  • A minimum number of 8 people is required (prior reservation of places is essential).
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    • Approximate duration: taking into account transfers to the viewpoint for the activity: 4 hours.
    • Meeting time: 20h (If there were changes due to covid restrictions we will inform you). Please arrive at least 10 minutes early. If you arrive late you will not be able to do the activity and you will lose your right to a refund. Except for unforeseen circumstances, the tour leaves on time.
    • Meeting point: Our office in Los Cancajos, in the building of the hotel Las Olas, local B1 (not in the hotel reception). Location: shorturl.at/uDS13

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    Cancellations: tours may be canceled unexpectedly due to weather conditions. In the event of a cancellation, we first reschedule your tour date and, if it is not possible, we will reimburse your tickets. We will not be held responsible if you have your mobile phone off, if you have no signal/connection or if your provider does not give you a good service in Spain. Please notice that our office is closed at the time of the tour, weekends and bank holidays. Also, you may cancel up 24hrs prior to the tour, with a issuance cost of 20%.  If you wish to cancel please email us at info@lapalmastars.com (we only accept cancellations via email). Later cancellation  by customer/groups are non-refundable. Replies to customers will be made on office hours only. Refunds will be made within legal term which is 7 days.
    * Cancellations in case of covid19. If you suspect or have confirmed that you have covid19, please cancel your activity at least 24 hours in advance in order to follow our return policy. Refurds are not accepted with notices of less than 24 hours.
    * In case of changes due to weather we will communicate with you via phone (sms message). 
    * We strongly advise customers to wear winter clothes & shoes even in summer and even if at sea level is hot.
    * Tours will take places preferably at viewpoints. However, at times, this is not possible for which we will find an alternative dark & safe site. Our ASTRONOMY (night) TOURS DO NOT TAKE PLACE AT THE OBSERVATORY of ROQUE DE LOS MUCHACHOS at any time as it is closed to the public at night.
    * Outside office hours and for emergencies please contact 0034622805618 with an sms. Please leave a sms message.
    * Time: this depends (and varies throughout the year) on sunset time.

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