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…

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…

close up of lunar surface and craters through a ground telescope

Lunar Party, February 13th, 2016

Join us February 13th, on Saturday at 7pm at the Three Peaks Recreational Area to catch a great view of the moon through our large telescope. 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…