The Kitt Peak Experience… Like no other
In addition to the highly successful Nightly Observing Program (NOP) and Advanced Observing Program (AOP), the Kitt Peak Visitor Center is offering several classes. These will take place periodically throughout the year. Our programs tend to fill up fast especially the ones centered around celestial events. We would urge you not to wait if you see a program that you are interested in. Our current offerings (click for more information):
- NEW! SPACE WEATHER: A Cosmic One of a Kind Expericence. Flares, CME's and Aurora Oh MY! How does what happens in space affect the Earth? Find out in our Space Weather program. This is a day program on the Sun. Click here for more info and dates.
- NEW! FUN WITH THE SUN: An Extraordinary One of a Kind Experience. How long will our Sun last? How many different ways does the Sun influence life on Earth? Join us for Fun With the Sun! Watch sunset on the worlds largest solar telescope. Click here for more info and dates.
- NEW! FULL MOON MADNESS: An Out of this World One of a Kind Experience. Don't think planets are the whole story of the solar system! The moons are where it's happening! Tour the moons of our solar system during our Full Moon Madness program utilizing the McMath-Pierce Solar Telescope. Click here for more info and dates
- Youth Group Overnights
- Public Nights on the WIYN 0.9m (38") Telescope. December 27-29, 2013
- Night of the Comet (ISON)
December 21, 22, 23, 2013CANCELLED!
- Meteor Mania! - 5 dates in 2014!
Monday, May 5th
Saturday, May 24th
Monday, July 28th
Wednesday, October 22nd
Saturday, December 13th
- Celebration of Saturn
Sunday, May 11th (Mother’s Day)
Wednesday, May 14th (in conjunction with the Moon)
- Total Lunar Eclipse - April 2014
Monday, April 14th
Advanced Public Programs
- NEW: Advanced NOP, Check website for available dates.
- Daytime V.I.P. Tour
- Monthly V.I.P. Tour on the fourth Saturday of the month
- Intro To Astrophotography, 2014 Workshop dates: April 4-6, 2014 (Fri-Sun) (With MARS as our Guest of Honor!) and October 3-5, 2014 (Fri-Sun)
- Advanced Astrophotography, Workshop dates: October 24-26, 2014 (Fri-Sun)
The NOP And AOP are continuing as above. If you have questions please contact:Rich Fedele
Manager Public Outreach Dept.