Solar eclipse frenzy fuels astronomical tourism in Chile

A view of the La Silla European Southern Observatory (ESO) at Coquimbo, Chile June 1, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Vega

LA SERENA, Chile (Reuters) – The total solar eclipse expected in northern Chile early next month is already drawing flocks of visitors eager to glimpse a rare view of the phenomenon through the region’s clear skies. In Coquimbo, a region spanning the Pacific coast and the Andes, tourism demand has already eclipsed offerings of some […]

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