Night Sky Programs

Star Trails and Telescope over Bandelier

Telescope and star trails over Bandelier

photo by Elliot Schultz

May 9,16,23, June 6,13,20, July 11,25, & August 8,22, 2015
Explore the Stars
Join a ranger for an interpretive multimedia program at the campground amphitheater, followed by telescope viewing and a laser guided constellation tour. times vary depending on sunset, but generally dusk to 11:00 PM; Juniper Campground Amphitheater

May 2, 30, & June 27, 2015
Moonlight Walks
Join Bandelier Ranger Geoff Goins for a 2-3 hour moonlit walk through the Monument. The walk starts at 8pm and is limited to 30 participants on a first come first served basis, reservations required, no pets or children under 8 please. Sign up in person at the Bandelier Visitor Center, or by calling 505-672-3861 x517

September 11,12, 2015
Night Sky Fiesta!
Come celebrate Bandelier Night Skies at our Night Sky Fiesta. Special programs, guest speakers, solar viewing, kids activities, and giant telescopes! 2 days of celebrating Bandelier's beautiful night skies. More info soon.

September 19th, 2015
International Observe the Moon Night
Take a trip to the moon. Join us for a night of lunar discovery with a ranger talk and observing the moon through telescopes, binoculars, and visually. Juniper Campground amphitheater, 8 PM - 10 PM

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