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  • Draft MMT Observing Schedule - May-August

    The draft observing schedule for May-August can be found here.

  • Fri., April 20 - Stargazing at Historic Canoa Ranch

    F.L. Whipple Observatory and the historic Canoa Ranch bring you Stargazing at Canoa on Friday, April 20. There will be a presentation from 6:30-7:30 followed by stargazing from 7:30-9:30pm (weather permitting), courtesy of the Sonora Astronomical Society. The Ranch is located south of Green Valley, following the Canoa Ranch Dr., exit 56, off I-19. A map and more details can be found here.

  • Tour Information

    We hope you were able to visit our table at the recent Tucson Festival of Books! A virtual tour of our observatory was enjoyed by many! Reserve your spot for a real tour by calling 520-879-4407! More information can be found here.