Kitt Peak Observatory Visitor Center and Museum

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Program Location

McMath - Pierce Solar Telescope
Available Seats: 15
Date Selected: 9/6/2014

Program Description


See the sunset through the largest solar telescope in the world!  

During this program we will learn about our favorite star and it's place and effect on our planet as well as the rest of our solar system.  We will have several activities related to the sun's magnetic field and spectrum.  We will discuss the sun's lifecycle and the future of the sun.

At the end of the evening we will move into the observing room and watch the sunset through the McMath-Pierce Solar Telescope.

Fun With the Sun is family friendly!  Kids above age 7 are welcome!

Note:  Dinner is NOT provided with this program.

COST: $42 per person/ Member $36/ Kids $25

Cancellation within 24 hours of the scheduled program will result in a charge of $20 per person.

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Please call 520-318-8726 with any questions that you may have.