Observatories in Chile

Experts observe the cosmos from Chile. And non-experts do, too, because astronomy tourism is becoming increasingly attractive.


First image of an extra-solar planet is captured in Chile

Using the advanced Very Large Telescope, experts were able to distinguish the specter of a(very large planet orbiting a) young and luminous star with a mass 1.5 times that of the sun. The discovery was considered a milestone in the search for life in the universe.