Opening GLORIA RT network to the public

The TAD telescope at Teide.

The TAD telescope at Teide Observatory.

On 25 March 2013 at 17:00 UTC, the first of 17 telescopes of the GLORIA (GLObal Robotic telescope Intelligent Array for e-Science) network was opened for free public access. This telescope, TAD (Telescopio Abierto Divulgación solar – “Open Solar Popularisation Telescope” is situated at Teide Observatory (Canaries Astrophysics Institute) in Tenerife and on the Web. Very soon, the second telescope, TELMA (TELescopio MAlaga – “Málaga Telescope”) will scrutinize the night sky at the BOOTES-2 station (EELM-CSIC) in Algarrobo Costa (Málaga) (

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