Yebes Observatory

Yebes Observatory (Spanish: Centro Astronómico de Yebes (CAY)) is an astronomical observatory located at Yebes, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain.[1]

Yebes Observatory
The 40m Yebes radio telescope
LocationSpain Edit this at Wikidata
Coordinates40°31′31″N 3°05′19″W / 40.525208°N 3.088725°W / 40.525208; -3.088725Coordinates: 40°31′31″N 3°05′19″W / 40.525208°N 3.088725°W / 40.525208; -3.088725
TelescopesYebes 14m radio telescope
Yebes Observatory RT40m Edit this on Wikidata
Yebes Observatory is located in Spain
Yebes Observatory
Location of Yebes Observatory
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Yebes Observatory is the main scientific and technical facility of the National Geographic Institute of Spain.

The facilities include two radio telescopes, a solar tower, an astrograph and a Gravimeter. The most powerful telescope is the RT40 m telescope.


  1. ^ "Yebes Observatory RT40m CALL FOR PROPOSALS". Ministerio de Fomento. Retrieved 9 September 2015.