If you are planning to visit the Atacama Desert, surely you must know that not only is it a place with impressive geography and landscapes to be viewed during the day, but it also has an ideal night sky for stargazing.

So perfect are its conditions that astronomers from all over the world have chosen it for the planet’s largest observatories. This wondrous place brings together the best conditions for the study of the universe. Such observation has been done for thousands of years by the original peoples who inhabit the desert.