Anyone living in Sedona who is fascinated by astronomy and the night sky is invited to check out Sedona Stargazing. Bring family, friends, or guests from out of town to experience stargazing in the International Dark Sky Communities of Sedona and Big Park, AZ. You will be guided by professional astronomers who have many years of experience. Utilize state-of-the-art telescopes as well as high powered laser pointers to explore the night sky. Guests also receive wide field view binoculars and groups can use GPS auto positioning telescopes. Equipment is not shared between reservations, ensuring a safe experience for all.
Get a Personalized Evening Near Your Sedona Home
Each experience is personalized and custom. While on the stargazing tour, expect to see an overview of the constellations in the sky above your Sedona home. Your guide will use a high powered laser pointer and tell you about how constellations have been used for navigation and how ancient civilizations named them. In addition to this, participants will take a look at at least six celestial objects through one of the powerful telescopes. These can include galaxies, planets, star clusters, nebulae, and the Milky Way when it’s visible. Meteors, satellites, shooting stars, and the international space station are also regularly seen.
Tours are available all year long. Prices are $117 per adult and $76 per child 12 years old and under. Tours generally start at 7:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. September through April and 9 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. May through August. These times can change depending on the weather and special events happening in the night sky. The observing site is in Big Park VOC, about 20 minutes from the center of Sedona. Reservations can be booked online. Everyone living in Sedona is invited to learn more and book a tour at the Sedona Stargazing website.