Kitt Peak National Observatory, Tohono O'odham Nation

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  • Would have liked to give this Nightly Observation program 5 stars, but it is just missing something. All in all, we had a nice evening up on the mountain. It is quite a ride from Tucson and the last c...  more »
  • If you have never seen the sky as diamonds on black velvet then come to Kitt Peak. I recently spent 2 nights on the mountain as part of the Intermediate Astrophotography workshop. What an amazing expe...  more »
  • Highly recommend stopping in. The largest collection of ground based observatories in the Continental United States. The 4 meter telescope is well worth the tour, it definitely shows the era it was built in, the renaissance of early day astronomy. We are in a new period of incredible science coming from the field of austronomy. The 4 meter is under going a makeover, recording a cutting edge instrument DESI (Dark Energy Spectrograph Instrument)
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