Cruz del Sur Observatory

Observatorio Cruz del Sur

Cruz del Sur Observatory counts with a structure of four domes, each equipped with powerful digital telescopes between 14 and 16 inches, connected by a multipurpose room with a spherical dome. We are talking about some of the most modern astronomical facilities opened in early 2009 in Chile and they mean to strongly boost astronomical tourism in the Andean country.

Cruz del Sur, built on the Combarbalá plain (south of the city of La Serena, Coquimbo Region) is an observatory financed through the municipal and regional governments with an investment of over $ 400 million pesos. This demonstrates the growing interest that there is for this type of tourism and they are aiming to become one of the largest astronomical tourism centers worldwide.