THE UNIVERSE AWAITS
Astronomy Events at our Over-Night Observatory in Hartsel, Colorado.
MID May - September
Book one of our guided programs or come and GO SOLO!
For 30 years we've criss-crossed our way across North America exploring the Universe. The Observatory at South Park is our next adventure!!
Join us for Our Inaugural Summer Season.
Spend the Night and observe the Wonders Of The Universe
View Jupiter's clouds and moons.
See Saturn's Rings
Explore Mountains & Craters on the Moon.
See Star Clusters and Double Stars
Observe the Orion Nebula
Experience a Meteor Shower
Hartsel Colorado has a Super Dark Sky.
According to web site Darksitefinder.com,
The Observatory @ South Park location is rated Dark Blue! That's the 3rd darkest on their scale with Gray & Black skies to the South & West.
Our main Telescope this year is a custom built well-crafted 13-inch Dobsonian telescope. This scope created by Robert Teeter of Teeters Telescopes has a 13in primary mirror. Rob has over 200 Dobsonian telescopes in use worldwide ranging from 8 to 24 inches.
*Our actual overnight Observatory will begin construction this year! Until then, camping is available after a Night of Observing.