The Montsec Observatory

A scientific and technological infrastructure

The Montsec Observatory (OdM) is a scientific and technological infrastructure managed by the Institute of Space Studies of Catalonia (IEEC)

What do we do?

R Astrophysics research with robotic telescopes.

R Observation and monitoring of the atmosphere and the environment.

R Innovation and technology in satellite communications.

R Outreach and guided tours to explain the research we do at the Observatory.

Joan Oró Telescope

Joan Oró Telescope

The biggest telescope in Catalonia
Ground station

Ground Station

A communications station with low-orbit satellites
What do we offer?

Find out about the services of the Observatory


The IEEC also opens its facilities to education and training in different areas.

Innovation and services

The most important scientific infrastructure for astronomical and space science and technology research in Catalonia, and one of the most advanced in Europe.