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"ASTRONOMY AT THE MAMALLUCA OBSERVATORY" TOUR

Departure from LA SERENA, Coquimbo Region, Chile
Mamalluca Observatory, Coquicombo region, Chile - "ASTRONOMY AT THE MAMALLUCA OBSERVATORY" TOUR
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General Information and Program Details

  • Duration: 3 hrs
  • Departure time: 20.00 hrs
  • Tour guide: Yes
  • Children are allowed: Yes
  • Languages spoken: Spanish

"ASTRONOMY AT THE MAMALLUCA OBSERVATORY" TOUR

Description

The Mamalluca Tourist Observatory is located 9 km from La Vicuña. Since 1994 it has become the first amateur observatory for tourism in the country. Today it has a planetarium, visiting rooms, manual and automatic telescopes.

The Elqui Valley has excellent conditions for observing the stars and installing telescopes: the climate means that there are only a few days with clouds, and there is no light pollution, which allows you to contemplate the cleanest skies on the planet and enjoy this astronomical experience.

Program

  • Departure from your hotel in La Serena, to Vicuña.
  • Arrival at Cerro Mamalluca Observatory.
  • Receive an astronomical talk with videos for your better understanding.
  • At the end we go to the observation of stars, planets and nebulae with instruments like the 12' Telescope with 40 cm primary mirror. Meade Ix-200, super Prölss eyepieces and others.
  • At the end we return to the Hotel in La Serena.

Details of the Tour

  • This tour is only offered in Spanish in group mode, for the rest of the languages the modality is private.
  • Distance to be covered: 140 km / 86.80 miles.

What do we include?

  • Guide service in Spanish.
  • Snack
  • Entrances to the Mamalluca Observatory.

What we don't include?

  • Professional guide service in English, Portuguese, German, Italian and French. If you require a guide in these specialized languages you will have to pay an extra charge and request it from our agency.

TIPS: - We recommend: wearing warm clothes and comfortable shoes

BOOK "ASTRONOMY AT THE MAMALLUCA OBSERVATORY" TOUR

  • Collective tour
    Collective tour with specialized guide service in Spanish and the services described in the program. The best price.
    1 Adult
    (Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday departures)
    Not departure in selected date
  • Private tour
    Private Tour with specialized guide service in several languages and the services described in the program. The best price.
    1 Adult
    (Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday departures)
    Not departure in selected date