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  • Smithsonian Lecture Series on Astronomy - January 25, 2020

    Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory is celebrating 50 years of New Vistas in Astronomy lecture series. The first lecture will be with Bro. Guy Consolmagno, Director of Vatican Observatory. To celebrate their anniversary, they have invited speakers from across Southern Arizona's most prestigious space science and astronomy programs. This lecture will be held Saturday, January 25, 2020 at the Green Valley Recreation Center- West at 9:00 AM. Each lecture is 45 minutes, followed by a question-and-answer period. All lectures are free and open to the public. Click here for the dates and the list of all speakers. We hope to see you there!

  • Job Openings

    The MMTO currently has two open positions. Here are the links if you would like more information.

  • Tours closed for the winter

    Tours are closed for the winter and will resume in the Spring 2020. We look forward to having you visit next Spring.

  • MMT Observing Schedule: January- April 2020

    The observing schedule for January - April 2020 can be found here.