Present and Future of Astronomy at the Observatorio del Teide
The Observatorio del Teide and the Observatorio del Roque de los Muchachos together contain the largest European group of facilities dedicated to astronomical observations. For many years Spain’s contribution to the Observatorio del Teide was limited to the use the foreign facilities or telescopes bequeathed by their previous owners. This situation has changed and nowadays numerous instruments, experiments, and telescopes exist in which the Spanish participation is remarkable or even total. New facilities have been or are soon to be installed at the Observatory, and a summary of the present situation is given in this paper.
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