Saturn Party July 22nd, 2017

Join us Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 at 9 pm at Three Peaks Recreational Area for our night event in July: The Saturn Party. Saturn is one of the most beautiful objects to look at through a telescope, and we will even see its largest moon: Titan. Although it looks like a little star hovering close…

Run the Solar System 5k Fun Run

Last year we had a BLAST with our first ever 5k Fun Run (the UFO 5k fun run in April 2016) and we raised enough money to buy our coveted Solar Max II Coronado telescope – with which we have had the pleasure of sharing with the community. With it, we can stare at the…

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…

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…