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Observatory Satellite Dish
Photo By Joel Schwartzberg

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Photographer: Joel Schwartzberg

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  • Title: Observatory Satellite Dish
  • State/Province/Region (required):
  • Country (required): Chile
  • Nearest Area: Atacama Desert
  • Nearest Town: La Serena
  • Description: The nighttime sky in the Chilean mountains is the most stunning on the planet, because there is so little precipitation and no light pollution as there are no towns in the area. At nightfall, the explosion and brilliance of the stars, red, blue, yellow, white, leave one without words. It's impossible to sleep knowing that vault is over your head. You can actually see constellations reflected in the dish.
  • Brief Directions: Flight to La Serena, Chile and drive into the Atacama Desert
  • GPS Longitude: 70
  • GPS Latitude: 29
  • Best Season: Winter
  • Gear: Nikon D90, Nikkor 18-105mm, Sunpak tripod, Intervalometer

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