Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory, La Serena

4.7
#1 of 6 in Museums in La Serena
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  • One of the most important located about 60 kms east of La Serena, on the way to Vicuña, and the 3 largest institutions operating in this region, the others are the chair and bells located about 120 kms north of La Serena. It's not easy to access the hill. You must ask for permission at the management offices in La Serena and I think they have very limited quotas. If you get the permit it's worth going if or if.
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  • KADUR led us through the two observatories telling the operation and functionality of the telescopes. A pleasure, I really recommend them, a unique experience.
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