Cerro Tololo Observatory


The Cerro Tololo observatory is located 80 km east of La Serena.  Its location and cutting edge technologies attract astronomers from throughout the world.  The skies in this location are typically extremely clear with a low level of pollution to obscure the views of stars.  Guided tours are available throughout the year; however, reservations must be made at least a month in advance.  The phone number for the observatory is +56 (51) 205200.

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Photo: Courtesy of Sernatur.

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