Travel arrangements

COVID-19 PROTOCOLS:
Once your travel request is authorized, please consider the following guidelines
  • National passengers: have to present a negative COVID-19 test (antigen or PCR) taken no more than 24 hrs before and valid mobility pass.
  • International passengers: have to follow international traveller and buble mode protocols.
  • All passenger: have to complete health and safety form on daily basis. you can find detailed information here
Note: All observers and visitors traveling to the Las Campanas Observatory are required to fill out and submit the following form (one per person). Permission must be obtained from the Director's office for more than two observers per telescope. If observing, make sure you also fill out an instrument setup request form for your instrument. Expense Charges: Observers from Carnegie and Chilean institutions are not charged for lodging and meals. All other observers should refer to the Visiting Observer Guide.

1) General Information

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2) Santiago Arrival

(Do not fill in this section if you are originating from Chile.)
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3) La Serena Arrival

(Do not fill in this section if you are in La Serena.)

4) La Serena Departure to LCO


5) LCO Departure


6) La Serena Departure

(Do not fill in this section if you are in La Serena.)
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7) Santiago Departure

(Do not fill in this section if you are originating from Chile.)

8) Transport Information

If you are observing for someone else, tell us who that person is.

9) Accomodations and meals information

Please give any other information or requirements here (e.g., if you prefer vegetarian meals, wish to stay at the El Pino Motel, etc.)

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Please be advised that if you are expected to pay for your Room and Board, we can only accept payment in cash. check or credit/debit card. Explicitly, we cannot accept wire transfers since these imply extra charges to us (and you). See the lco.cl web page on instructions to visitors, in order to determine if you are expected to pay.