The Carlsberg Meridian Telescope is situated on the island of La Palma
in the Canaries, just off the coast of Africa. We are part of the
Observatorio del Roque de los Muchachos which is spectacularly
perched on the edge of the
The telescope is run jointly by 3 institutions: the Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge (UK), Copenhagen University Observatory (Denmark) and the Real Instituto y Observatorio de la Armada en San Fernando (Spain).