Arizona’s Kitt Peak National Observatory Has The Largest Collection Of Telescopes In The World

Arizona is not only home to some of the darkest skies in the nation, but the largest collection of optical telescopes on earth, as well. You’ll find them at Kitt Peak National Observatory near Tucson, an incredible, bucket list-worthy place.

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The observatory is currently closed to visitors, but keep checking the website and Facebook page for updates.

Have you ever visited Kitt Peak National Observatory? If so, let us know all about your experience! Check out our previous article to learn about one of the best stargazing spots in the state: This Remote Little Town In Arizona Is One Of The Darkest Places In The Nation.

Address: Tucson, AZ 85634, USA