• Owachomo Bridge

    Natural Bridges

    National Monument Utah

All-sky Images

Shown below are preliminary data images from the Night Sky Team. These images show the full night sky as if you were laying on your back looking up. The colors show precise levels of brightness, with the darkest areas displayed in deep purple and the brightest areas (due to light pollution) in yellows, reds, and whites.

 
photo: Natural Bridges National Monument
Natural Bridges National Monument
 
photo: Grand View Point, Canyonlands National Park
Grand View Point, Canyonlands National Park
 
photo: Hovenweep National Monument (southeast Utah)
Hovenweep National Monument (southeast Utah)
 
photo: Yovimpa Point, Bryce Canyon National Park (southwest Utah)
Yovimpa Point, Bryce Canyon National Park (southwest Utah)
 
photo: Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area (outside Los Angeles, CA)
Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area (outside Los Angeles, CA)

Did You Know?

Cass Hite

Prospector Cass Hite first named the bridges "President," "Senator" and "Congressman." While later explorers gave them other names, the General Land Office assigned the Hopi names "Sipapu," "Kachina" and "Owachomo" in 1909.