May 12, 2019
530: Astronomy of the Andes - Then and Now Pt. 2
Astronomy Cast 530: Astronomy of the Andes - Then and Now Pt. 2
by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay
South America, especially the Atacama Desert in Chile has become one of the best places in the world to put a telescope. It's dry, high, and the nights are clear. Today we'll talk about the monster telescopes already in operation in this region, and the big ones coming soon.