David A. Aguilar

Author, Artist & Enrichment Lecturer

David A. Aguilar is a naturalist, astronomer, author and space artist. His expertise lies in presenting the fascinating connections between the universe and ourselves.

He is the award-winning author and illustrator of seven National Geographic books including "ALIEN WORLDS";  "13 PLANETS";  and "SPACE ENCYCLOPEDIA". His next book, "COSMIC CATASTROPHES" will be published by Random House in June 2016. 

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Earth & Sky: Astronomy in Chile


Experience Chile's spectacular night skies, world-class observatories, its vineyards, ancient cultures, and its richly diverse and legendary landscapes. Expert study leader David Aguilar will lead an adventure that begins in Santiago and Valparaiso before winding its way to the giant telescopes of high mountain peaks in the Elqui Valley region, and culminating in the remote and fantastically beautiful Atacama Desert.  Covering 40,000 square miles of northern Chile, the Atacama includes coastal plains, high volcanoes, geysers, hot springs, and state-of-the-art observatories including Paranal Observatory, gained through special access. Presented by the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture. Find the full itinerary at: https://hmsc.harvard.edu/earth-sky-astronomy-chile

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