La Cañada Observatory, is an initiative by Juan Lacruz, the observatory started astrometric operations in the summer of 2002, it is registered as station J87 in the Minor Planet Center of the International Astronomical Union.

The Observatory also participates in the studies on minor bodies promoted by the Group on Meteorites, Minor Bodies, and Planetary Sciences of the Institute of Space Sciences (CSIC-IEEC).

Saturday, August 24, 2013

Comet ISON, La Cañada 2013-08-24

Comet ISON was hiden by the Sun a few months, now it is visible again, this picture is a stack taken just before the sunrise from La Cañada.