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.   Credit: Howard Lester  The observatories of Arizona's Kitt Peak. Credit: Susan Degginger/Alamy  A gibbous moon overlooks one of Smithsonian's telescope domes, opening to prepare for night observation.  Credit: David Aguilar  Sky watching through one of many telescopes at Smithsonian's Whipple Observatory. Credit: David Aguilar  A 10-meter-diameter telescope, which searches for flashes of light created when gamma rays hit Earth's atmosphere. Credit: David Aguilar  The Observatory's giant gamma-ray telescope. Credit: David Aguilar  Kitt Peak Observatory  Viewing a lunar eclipse
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The excitement of learning in-depth astronomy made me feel like a kid - I was not the only participant who made this exclamation. 


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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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