Communications

General Information

The most important ESO contact addresses in Germany and Chile is also available. For a complete list of phone numbers in Chile and Germnay please check the ESO Phone Directory.

The Important Facts page gives comprehensive details about the La Silla phone system and A paging system within La Silla that allows summoning standby staff in case of problems.

In cases of emergency a short-wave radio based in the Communications Office can be operated.

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La Silla Observatory

 

Contact Information

To call La Silla from other countries, dial: +56 2 2464 4100 (Switchboard)

To call La Silla from within Chile, just dial: 2 2464 4100

If you know the extension, dial: 2 2464 4xxx (4xxx = extension)

 

 

 


La Silla Main Fax Numbers

(+56 ) + Fax number
Main Fax - Reception Desk 2 2464 4101
Site Logistics 2 2464 4194
Gate - Pelicano 2 2464 4484

 


Santiago Office

 

Contact Information

Address: Alonso de Córdova 3107, Vitacura, Santiago.

Switchboard: (+56)  2 2463 3000.

Main fax: (+56) 2 2463 3001

Postal address (POBox): Casilla 19001, Santiago 19.

 

 


La Serena Office

 

Contact Information

Address: Av Panoramica #4461, Sector Aeroparque, La Serena.
(Near la Florida Airport)

Phone number : (+56) 51 227 2601

Mobile Phone number: (+56) 9 9129 7177

Postal address (POBox): Casilla 567, La Serena.

Open Mondays through Fridays: 09:00 - 12:30 /13:30 - 19:00

 

 


Santiago Guesthouse

 

Contact Information

Address: Rey Gustavo Adolfo 4634, Las Condes, Santiago.

Phone numbers: (+56) 2 2208 4254 / 2207 9785

Fax number: (+56) 2 2228 9333