Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter
The Mount Lemmon SkyCenter is Tucson's best stargazing destination and home to the largest dedicated public telescopes in the United States. Stargazing programs are offered nightly, year round. Come stand with us on the shores of the cosmic ocean and stare into the vastness of space. Most of humanity never have the opportunity to see the Universe as clearly as visitors do through our Schulman and Phillips telescopes. The rings of Saturn, nebulae and spiral galaxies are all encountered as part of the tour. Guests also enjoy a light dinner, a beautiful sunset from 9,157 ft, and the use of binoculars throughout the evening. Reservations are required and tickets can be purchased at SkyCenter.arizona.edu. This five hour experience is typically appropriate for participants older than 7 years of age. $75 for adults and $50 for youths younger than 18 years old. For many this is a life-transformative experience. See our TripAdvisor and other social media reviews for other visitors' perspectives.
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Far, far away
If you like to see what's 'our there', this is for you. It was fabulous to be able to look through the telescope and see stars, and planets, and a great view of the moon!!!!
My Lemmon star gazing event
My husband and I were so impressed at how informative and organized this event was. Travis and Gustavo were such professionals and great astronomers. This event was awesome in all respects
My husband and I participated in the Lemmon SkyCenter Valentines Event. Travis and Tracy were our hosts. Their genuine warmth, vast knowledge, and enthusiasm were infectious. The event was very...