Kitt Peak National Observatory, Tohono O'odham Nation

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  • Took the guided tour which was very informative. The knowledge of the operations of the various telescopes at Kitts Peak was very awe inspiring. And the views from up there are fantastic.  more »
  • The Kitt Peak National Observatory was a great introduction to star gazing. A working scientific observatory, there are astronomers on site doing their research, but you will not likely encounter them...  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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