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Over the next years, our country will witness an exciting natural phenomenon.

On July 2, 2019, a total solar eclipse will cross the Coquimbo region, being partially visible, throughout the national territory.

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Chile holds 40% of the world’s astronomical observation, which in 2020 through the Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT), the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST), the Extremely Large European Telescope (E-ELT) and the expansion of the Atacama Large Millimeter Array, will make the north of the country concentrate nearly 70% of the world astronomical observation. Due to the above, Chile is recognized as the “world capital of astronomy” and is called “the eyes of the world.”

 

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Chile holds 40% of the world’s astronomical observation, which in 2020 through the Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT), the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST), the Extremely Large European Telescope (E-ELT) and the expansion of the Atacama Large Millimeter Array, will make the north of the country concentrate nearly 70% of the world astronomical observation. Due to the above, Chile is recognized as the “world capital of astronomy” and is called “the eyes of the world.”

 

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World astronomical observation up to 2018

Astronomical observatories up to 2018.

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World astronomical observation up to 2020

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FRIENDLY SITES

Find relevant information,
about eclipses in Chile.

eclipsesolar2019.cl

Site of the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy, AURA, an international consortium that operates the telescopes of Cerro Tololo, Gemini, SOAR and the future LSST project.

sernatur.cl

Site in charge of promoting and spreading the development of tourism in Chile

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