Kitt Peak Observatory and Visitor Center Presents Moon Madness November 24th

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TUCSON, Ariz. – October 31, 2012. KittPeak is pleased to announce the return of its popular program, Moon Madness. This special program features our closest cosmic neighbor, the Moon. Learn about phases, make your own craters, and even take a drive to the Moon! Observe the beautiful lunar landscape through one ofKittPeak’s Visitor Center Telescopes. Fun for beginners and families with children. Minimum age is 6 years old.

This program includes a Special Guest Appearance by the planet Jupiter!

The program will be held on Saturday, November 24th and Saturday December 22nd. Start time is 2:30pm with a 7:00pm finish. Participants should meet at theKittPeakVisitorCenter.

Reservations are required. Please call 318-8726 to register. For more information, visit the website at www.noao.edu/outreach/kpvc/moon-madness.php. Costs are $40 for members, $45 for non-members, $40 for seniors and active duty military and $25 for children for 6 – 16. The program includes a box lunch and class materials/handouts.

Featuring the world’s largest collection of optical telescopes Kitt Peak National Observatory is located fifty-six miles southwest ofTucsonon the Tohono O’odham Nation.KittPeakwas founded in 1958.

About Kitt Peak

The KittPeakNationalObservatoryVisitorCenteris open to the public daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., except Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day. The KittPeakVisitorCenteris a non-profit educational organization. The visitor center uses earned income and donations to support its operation. There is no fee for admission to the visitor center; three daily docent-led tours of the major telescopes are offered for a fee.

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