Geographic Location

Observatorio Astronómico Ampimpa
Ruta Provincial Nº 307 (Ruta a los Valles Calchaquíes) -

Km 107,5 Tucumán - Argentina

Observatorio Astronómico Ampimpa

is located 2560 meters above sea level, on the Aconquija mountains, 150 km away from San Miguel de Tucumán.
The region is semi-desert with warm summers and dry winters, In average, it has only five days of rain per year

The Observatory is located in Ampimpa, natural balcony to the Santa María Valley, facing Quilmes mountain range and simultaneously looking to the provinces of Tucumán, Catamarca y Salta.


Amaicha del Valle 10 Km

Ruinas de Quilmes 33 Km

Tafí del Valle 45 Km

Cafayate 87 Km

San Miguel de Tucumán 150Km

Córdoba 750 Km

Santa Fe 950 Km

Buenos Aires 1450 Km