Astronomy at Bandelier

Telescope and star trails over Bandelier.

Elliot Schultz

Astronomy Events 2018

February 17
Star Party

Join the Bandelier astronomy Rangers and volunteers, the Pajarito Astronomers, The El Valle Astronomers, and the Friends of Bandelier for a night of amazing winter skies through giant telescopes.. The Great Orion nebula, the Andromeda galaxy, and dozens of other amazing objects will all be visible. Hot chocolate and spiced cider will be available, a campfire and astronomy programs will be in the amphitheater area. Come view the amazing winter night sky with us! 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM; Juniper Campground Amphitheater

Bandelier Astronomy Poster
Bandelier Night Sky Poster

Kelly Ricks

June 15 & 16, 2018
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.

Festivities begin at 8:30 at the Juniper Campground Amphitheater witha a special night sky Ranger program followed by celestial object viewing with giant telescopes.

Everyone will enjoy the "Telescope Sandbox" where you can learn to opperate a telescope and find dazzling oobjects in the night sky.

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Observe the Moon night October date to be set

Date TBA

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, 7 PM - 10 PM

Last updated: February 9, 2018

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