The Kitt Peak Experience… Like no other


The Kitt Peak Visitor Center is a 501 (c) (3) Non Profit organization through its parent organization AURA.

The visitor center accepts donations both monetary and equipment. Please see our wish list for an update on our needs. Donations can be restricted for a certain project. We accept donations from individuals and corporations. You may now make your donation online.

The Visitor center uses earned income to support its mission.

The mission of the Kitt Peak Visitor Center is to inspire a sense of wonder and knowledge about the Universe, through exhibits, tours and public programs.

Contributions to the visitor center are tax free as allowed by law.

Persons wishing more information about donating can do so by contacting Bill Buckingham 520-318-8163 or

Please make checks out to AURA and mail to:

NOAO attn: Bill Buckingham
950 N. Cherry Ave.
Tucson, Az 85719