Join us on a spectacular intergalactic journey and study astronomy amid the ultra-clear skies of southern Arizona. Guided by astronomers, view the night sky through powerful telescopes, learn about the science behind the telescopes, attend fascinating lectures, and enjoy special entry at Smithsonian's Whipple Observatory.

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 MMT Observatory, Mount Hopkins.   Credit: Howard Lester  A Smithsonian telescope dome opening for night observation.  Credit: David Aguilar  A 10-meter-diameter telescope. Credit: David Aguilar  Sky watching at Smithsonian's Whipple Observatory. Credit: David Aguilar  The Observatory's giant gamma-ray telescope. Credit: David Aguilar

Astronomy in Arizona

Featuring Smithsonian’s Whipple Observatory

5 days | Full tour details to be announced soon

Join us on a spectacular intergalactic journey and study astronomy amid the ultra-clear skies of southern Arizona. Guided by astronomers, view the night sky through powerful telescopes, learn about the science behind the telescopes, attend fascinating lectures, and enjoy special entry at Smithsonian's Whipple Observatory.

or Call 855-330-1542

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WHAT OUR TRAVELERS SAY

Arizona Astronomy… a trip for the mind and soul! 

- John H.

The excitement of learning in-depth astronomy made me feel like a kid - I was not the only participant who made this exclamation. 

- June V.

Been to China, Antarctica, Italy, Hawaii, Arizona - all with extremely competent, friendly, and helpful leaders - I'll be back! 

- Doublas C.

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Dates & Prices

April 11, 2021 - April 15, 2021
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