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Travel with The Planetary Society & Betchart Expeditions

Have you ever wanted to witness an eclipse – from the depths of a canyon system or from the skies in an airplane? What about your dream of watching the night skies come alive, dancing with the colors of the Northern Lights?

Your dreams can come true. Join expert guides and your fellow space enthusiasts on a thrilling Planetary Society expedition.

Antarctica, Alaska, China, Mexico, Lake Baikal, the Grand Canyon, Tahiti…The Planetary Society’s partner in travel since 1999, Betchart Expeditions, will take you on the travel experience of your dreams.

Take the first step. See where we’re heading next, then download your brochure for more details and to be on your way.

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Argentina Eclipse 8-19 December 2020

Join us to witness the total solar eclipse on 14 December 2020 in Argentina!

Arizona Skies - Apr 19-26, 2020

Apr 19 - 26, 2020 - We invite you to join us to explore natural and astronomical wonders of this desert paradise. With stops planned at Arizona Sonora Desert Museum, Caris Telescope Mirror Lab, Sedona, Saguaro National Park, Meteor Crater, and Lowell Observatory, you'll get immersed in the rich cultural treasures throughout The Grand Canyon State.

Alaska and Aurora Borealis - Feb 27 - March 4, 2020

Feb 27 - Mar 4, 2020 - An opportunity to watch the Northern Lights dance across the night sky above the 49th state. Learn about different types of auroras, and hear about current research, at the University of Alaska’s Geophysical Institute. Plus, visit Poker Flat Research Range to learn how rockets are used to study the Aurora Borealis.

Ethiopia, 9-23 June 2020, annular solar eclipse

You're invited to witness the annular solar eclipse on 21 June, from the renowned World Heritage Site of Lalibela in Ethiopia.

Tibet, 10-23 June 2020, annular solar eclipse

Join us in the centerline on 21 June to witness the annular eclipse in Tibet!

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