Kitt Peak National Observatory

McMath-Pierce Solar Telescope at Kitt Peak Observatory
Photo by: John Owens, Creative Commons

Seeing the stars at night is fun, seeing it through a telescope is an even greater experience. You can see the beauty of space at Kitt Peak National Observatory which is home to the world’s biggest collection of optical telescopes and even learn some things about space with their informative guides.

You can choose what kind of tour to take when visiting Kitt Peak National Observatory. A guided tour is good for one hour and will of course, guide around the observatory giving various information about both the observatory and space itself. You can also have your own tour where you could get a self-guided walking tour map that is available in their Visitor Center and you may also get audio tours that you can use when going around on your own.

These audio tours may be downloaded at their website in an appropriate format for any of your media playing devices. The Kitt Peak National Observatory also offers a nightly observatory program for small groups to get a hands-on experience on anything that astronomy has to offer and even gain valuable knowledge about these things. In this program you can view almost anything in space from planets to distant galaxies with the use of one of their powerful optical telescopes.

Many kinds of tours are offered to give visitors a variety of choices on how they would like to spend their night at Kitt Peak National Observatory. You can enjoy it with a large group of people, a small group of friends, with your family or if you would like to get an in-depth learning about astronomy without the distractions that a crowd could give, you could have your own self-tour around the observatory. At Kitt Peak National Observatory you are always sure to have a great evening.

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