Astronomy in Arizona


Take a spectacular intergalactic journey as you view the ultra-clear Arizona sky with hands-on telescope viewing and take behind-the-scenes tours of world-renowned centers for astronomy research.

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 MMT Observatory, Mount Hopkins, Arizona.   Credit: Howard Lester  A gibbous moon overlooks one of Smithsonian's telescope domes, opening to prepare for night observation.  Credit: David Aguilar  Visitors to the Smithsonian's Whipple Observatory enjoy sky watching through a variety of telescopes. Credit: David Aguilar  A 10-meter-diameter telescope that searches for flashes of light created when gamma rays hit Earth's atmosphere  Study Leader David Aguilar reflected in the Observatory's giant gamma-ray telescope  Kitt Peak Observatory  Viewing a lunar eclipse
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Been to China, Antarctica, Italy, Hawaii, Arizona - all with extremely competent, friendly, and helpful leaders - I'll be back! 


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Arizona Inn

Tucson, United States

The Arizona Inn is a historic, boutique, resort hotel spread over 14 acres of gardens and lawns in the heart of mid-town Tucson, Arizona. The luxury inn has been continually owned and operated by the same family since its inception in 1930 under the careful eye of its founder, Isabella Greenway. Its casita-style rooms and suites have been maintained and restored ever since, keeping their original warmth, privacy, comfort, and charm while gaining all the modern-day resort amenities a guest might desire. All guest rooms feature writing desks, refrigerators, coffee-makers, 27" televisions with cable, DVD players, complimentary high-speed Internet access, voice mail, bathrobes, irons and ironing boards, and hairdryers.

Number of nights: 4