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…

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…

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…

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…