Perseid Meteor Shower SUSF Three Peaks

Orionids Meteor Shower

Join us Friday, October 21st, 2016 at 8pm at Three Peaks Recreational Area to see the Orionids Meteor Shower. The Orionids come from the remaining stream of Halley’s Comet and will peak this year on October 21st. Join us that Friday! We will also look through a large telescope. We will be able to see…

Milky Way long exposure over desert

Dark Sky Party

Join us Saturday, September 24th, 2016 at 8pm at Three Peaks Recreational Area to look through a large telescope. We will be able to see Mars and Saturn, as well as the Hercules Great Cluster, the Ring Nebula, a myriad of globular clusters, and the Andromeda Galaxy! Join us at the first parking lot/visitor center…

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Mars & Saturn Conjunction

Join us Saturday, August 27th, 2016 at 8pm at Three Peaks Recreational Area to look through a large telescope at Mars and Saturn (which will be very close together). That night we’ll also be able to see globular clusters, a few nebula, the Milky Way, and my favorite constellation of all time: Sagittarius. This event…

Orionid Meteor Shower at Three Peaks by SUSF

Perseid Meteor Showers

Join us Friday, August 12, 2016 at 8pm at Three Peaks Recreational Area to see the Perseid Meteor Showers and look through a large telescope. Earth will collide with even more material from Comet Swift-Tuttle this years making the viewing even more spectacular than usual. This event is free and open to the public.¬†Everyone is…

9 Planet Party

Planet Party

Join us Saturday July 2nd, 2016 at 9pm at Three Peaks Recreational Area to check out Saturn, Mars, and Jupiter. We will be able to see Jupiter’s 4 large moons, and Saturn’s rings clearly. Additionally Mars is very close to Earth right now so don’t miss this chance to see the planets. This event is…

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Saturn Party

Join us Saturday June 4th, 2016 at 9pm at Three Peaks Recreational Area to check out Saturn and Mars. This event is free and open to the public.¬†Everyone is invited, and we will not try to sell you anything, however donations help us buy better equipment for the community, and are always deeply appreciated. We…

aquarid meteor shower and bright meteor

Aquarids Meteor Shower

Join us Saturday May 7th, 2016 at 9pm at Three Peaks Recreational Area to watch the Aquarids Meteor Shower. This meteor shower is caused by the Earth traveling through particles left over from Halley’s Comet and can be seen in the direction of the constellation Aquarius. The Aquarids happen over a fairly long period of…