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2015 Travel Guide
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Stellar Views

Southern Arizona has some of the clearest skies in the U.S.—about 350 nights of viewing a year. Tour some of the world’s most-respected observatories and enjoy the same “good seeing” as the pros. Learn why Southern Arizona has earned the title “Astronomy Capital of the World.”

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Arizona Star Tours, LLC

Address: Tucson, AZ
Contact: Ben Loker
Title: Owner
Phone: (520) 668-1871

Empire-Cienega Resource Conservation Area

Address: Bureau of Land Management, Safford District, 711 14th Ave., Safford, AZ 9283484400

Flandrau Science Center and Planetarium

Address: 1601 E. University Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85721
Contact: Rosie Mankel
Title: Program Coordinator
Phone: 520-621-STAR(7827)
Fax: 520-621-8451

Kitt Peak National Observatory

Address: S.R. 86 (Ajo Way)/Junction 386, Tucson, AZ 85726
Contact: Nanette Bird
Title: Acting Director/Administrative Manager
Phone: 520-318-8726
Fax: (520) 318-8469

Mt. Graham International Observatory & Discovery Park's Gov Aker Observatory

Address: 1480 West Swift Trail, Safford, AZ 85546
Phone: (928) 428-2739
Fax: (928) 428-2854

Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter

Address: Mt. Lemmon, AZ
Phone: Information/Reservations: 626-8122

Palominas Star Haven Observatory

Address: 9896 E. Orion Terrace, P.O. Box 981, Palominas, AZ 85615
Phone: (520) 366-5788

Smithsonian Institution's Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory

Address: P.O. Box 6369, Amado, AZ 85645
Phone: (520) 670-5707

Steward Observatory Mirror Lab

Address: 933 N. Cherry Ave., N208, Tucson, AZ 85721
Phone: Information/Reservations: 626-8792