April 22: Solar Viewing Event at Main Street Park

Thank you to everyone who helped the Cedar Breaks National Monument team celebrate their International Dark Sky status! The celebration was a blast. Join us next month (April) to stare (carefully through a solar telescope) at the sun. Blocking out the vast majority of light with a telescope full of filters, we’ll be able to…

Dark Sky Designation Celebration

Join us with the Cedar Breaks dark rangers at Brian Head this weekend (3/18) to celebrate the newest International Dark Sky Park – the Cedar Breaks National Monument! Congratulations to our friends at Cedar Breaks. They worked hard to get this designation, and now it’s finally here: Cedar Breaks is officially an International Dark Sky…

The Whirlpool Galaxy taken at MDRS by Randy Dunning and Chad Weaver

Astrophotography Party

Join us Saturday, December 17th, 2016 at 6 pm at Three Peaks Recreational Area for our last event of 2016: The Astrophotography Party. We will have our large telescope, and a new 6-inch on an equatorial mount. Whether you are already an astrophotography enthusiast or just want to come look through some telescopes, please join…

Moon Party

Join us Saturday, November 5th, 2016 at 6 pm at Three Peaks Recreational Area to look at the features of the moon. We will have our large telescope out and will be able to see a few other things as well. We will be able to see the Hercules Great Cluster, the Ring Nebula, a…

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…

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…