The observatory gained an important role in asteroid detection, pioneering the use of robotic telescopes.
Municipal projects to be funded by the Council of Majorca next year will be worth a total of 30 million euros.
The principal concern with the second phase of the project had been with a guaranteed half a million euros funding from the Council of Majorca.
There is no agreement regarding the funding of the second phase, with opposition parties all being against.
"I have to say that we’ve been having to juggle the funds for a while but the congregation has responded exceptionally well."
Playa de Palma
Vice-President Barceló is reiterating the Balearic demand for 78 million euros: 63 million of which remain outstanding.