The Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias is an astrophysical research institute located in the Canary Islands. It was founded in 1975 at the University of La Laguna.It operates two astronomical observatories in the Canary Islands:
Roque de los Muchachos Observatory on La Palma
Teide Observatory on Tenerife.The current director of the IAC is Rafael Rebolo López.
Coordinates 28°28'28.856" N -16°18'29.867" E