We are pleased to offer you a personalized and custom astronomy experience. Your tour includes an overview of the constellations in the night sky led by one of our professional astronomers using a high power laser pointer. We’ll tell you stories about how the ancient civilizations named the constellations and how they are used.
We then give you an up close view of a minimum of 6 objects through one of our powerful telescopes. Our astronomers are exceptionally knowledgeable and provide you with an educational and entertaining experience. We keep our tours to no more than 12 people per astronomer/telescope so that you assured of a personal experience. Our tour lasts about 1 hour and 30 minutes.
We operate our tours all year long! For your comfort we provide chairs and blankets. Our observing site is a 20 minute ride from the center of Sedona. We are located in the Village of Oak Creek. We will email directions when we confirm the reservation.
Please see our scheduled start times below. Due to weather the start time is subject to change by 30 minutes and will be confirmed on the day of your tour. We view the following types or classes of objects on our tour:
- Star Clusters
- Double Stars
- Shooting Stars
- Earth’s Moon
- Satellite Passes
- Red Super Giant Stars
- Planetary Nebula
* Note: Not all objects are visible on every night. During bright moon phases your experience will vary. Check the moon phase calendar.
Our dark sky sites are just a 20 minute ride from anywhere in Sedona, Arizona.
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Start times are as follows:
All tours start as follows
7:30 pm in March and April for families with children or adults
9:30 pm for March and April for adults only
(Groups with Adults only will be scheduled for 9:30 unless 7:30 p.m. is requested)
8 pm for May
8:30 pm for June, July and August
8 pm for September through February