A night of solitude

Given the need for isolation to prevent the spread of COVID-19, there has never been a better time for the lone wolf stargazer.

Mars Desert Research Station
Remember your camera on your trip to Mars

“If you are at Mars Desert Research Station, you are most likely doing a Mars simulation mission, so your mind is kind of halfway to space.”

ESO telescopes.
Clear nights and astronomy in the Atacama

Who would want to come here, where nothing can survive for long without water trucked in from afar? Astronomers, that’s who.