Visit Us Remotely Now Because Kitt Peak National Observatory is Closed to Onsite Visitors.

We have restarted our online remote imaging and online astrophotography workshop programs!  Please use the links below to see how you can enjoy the night sky over Kitt Peak from the comfort of your home and improve your image processing skills.

All public programs and tours are suspended during the COVID-19 outbreak.  Do not travel up the mountain road for any reason or by any means.  Please revisit this website periodically for updates.

Overnight Telescope Observing Program

This custom program gives you the full observatory experience and makes you a visiting astronomer at Kitt Peak. 

Visual observing and imaging of amazing deep-sky objects are both possible.  If you have ever wondered what it’s like to be an astronomer, this program is for you.

Astrophotography Workshops

Our astrophotography workshops will introduce you to the different photographic aspects of the hobby; from planetary and solar imaging to landscape astrophotos and deep space astrophotography.

Youth Group Overnight Program

The Youth Group Overnight program gives kids and adults a more in-depth experience in astronomy.  The program is perfect for schools, scout troops, and other youth organizations.

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