Advanced Observing Program at Kitt Peak Visitor Center
(Overnight Program)

The Advanced Observing Program is a public program in which participants use the high-tech resources of the Kitt Peak Visitor Center Observatories to explore the Universe. Don’t miss our images!

New CCD Images!
Quick Rate Info
  • CCD Imaging: $650/night, up to 2 people
  • Visual and Webcam DLSR: $550/night, up to 2 people
  • $90/night/person, room and board, single occupancy (includes 3 meals)
  • $75/night/person, double occupancy

General Information about the Kitt Peak Visitor Center Observatory

Always bring very warm clothing to the mountain! The temperature on Kitt Peak is generally 15 to 20 °F cooler than in Tucson.

The following pages describe detailed suggestions for your Advanced Observing Program at Kitt Peak. These suggestions fall into two basic catagories. Please investigate the one that pertains to you.