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Astronomical Observatory of Mallorca
The Astronomical Observatory of Mallorca (OAM), located in Costitx, is one of the largest in the country, responsible for major discoveries of asteroids, comets, variable stars, supernovas and all types of extragalactic space phenomena. The OAM, established in 1991, discovered the spectacular asteroid (44 meters in diameter) that cross the orbit of Earth in mid-February at a distance of only 30,000 kilometers from Earth.
The Mallorca Planetarium offers guided observation sessions and a number of courses and activities introduction to astronomy. A unique opportunity to discover the vastness of the universe. Further information: http://www.oam.es/