Kin Bineola and Kin Ya' a Great Houses CLOSED
There is no public access.
Reservations required to attend equinox sunrise program
To attend the equinox sunrise program on Monday, September 22 call the visitor center at 505-786-7014. Program will be limited to 100 participants.
10/25/2015Location: Chaco Observatory Fee Information: Free with paid park entrance fee
Chaco Culture National Historical Park and The Albuquerque Astronomical Society (TAAS) will co-host a fall star party at the Chaco observatory next to the park's visitor center.
Solar viewing will be available throughout the day. At 12:00 pm there will be a presentation in the visitor center auditorium on "The Dynamic Solar System!" At 3:00 pm, a presentation on "How big is the Universe?" will be given in the visitor center auditorium.
Beginning at 5:30 pm, visitors can visit the observatory area and get to know the astronomers and their telescopes. A presentation describing some of the archaeoastronomy studies in the ancient Chaco system will begin at 6:30 pm, followed by telescope viewing and constellation identification.
All programs and activities are free with paid $8 per vehicle park entrance fee. Come dressed for chilly weather. Bring a flashlight and a chair as outdoor seating is limited.