|The Telescopio Nazionale Galileo is the national facility of the
Italian astronomical community, set in the Canary island of La Palma (Spain).
The Astronomical Observatory of Padova had the responsibility of its construction through the TNG Project Office.
This page describes those construction activities and gives a list of relevant documents and reports up to the closing of the Project Office activities at the end of 1998. For the ongoing activities see the La Palma TNG Web Page
|The Operation Group Centro Galileo Galilei has its headquarters in S.ta Cruz de La Palma.||Financial support for the operation is ensured by the CNAA (Consorzio Nazionale per l'Astronomia e l'Astrofisica).|
|DESCRIZIONE IN ITALIANO|
HIGH RESOLUTION IMAGES
|Italian Collaborating Institutions|
|IAC - Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias|
|ING - Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes|
|NOT - Nordic Optical Telescope|
|ESO - European Southern Observatory|
Sites of Astronomical Interest
|Visit Galileo Galilei's Mementoes in Padova|
|[TNG Description] [General Info] [Scientific Instruments] [Archives] [Publications] [Documents] [Who's Who] [Safety Regulations] [Weather and Moon Phase] [Utilities]|
|Last update Dec 31 1998|