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  • MMTO Preliminary Observing Schedule

    The preliminary schedule for January-April 2018 can be found here. Program titles will follow soon.

  • Upcoming Star Party!

    Mark your calendars! Star parties return to the F.L. Whipple Observatory on Friday, December 15. The event will be held at the Visitors Center from 5:00-8:00pm. Details can be found here!

  • Smithsonian Lecture Series on Astronomy - 2018

    The 48th year of this series will begin on January 10 with the first of five lectures. This series is held on Wednesdays at the Green Valley Recreation Center at 9:00am. 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 speakers and their topics. We hope to see you there!