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Night under the stars

Night under the stars

a tour in Boulder

telescopes

telescopes

using a long exposure technique we were able to capture this picture with red light outlining the telescopes

The Big One

The Big One

the 16inch Dobsoian Telescope used on AstroTours

The Big One

The Big One

the 16inch Dobsoian Telescope used on AstroTours

Magic Sky Ranch

Magic Sky Ranch

Astronomy Program at the Girlscout's now defunct summer camp Magic Sky Ranch near Red Feather Lakes

tour setup

tour setup

we arrive 2hrs before the program to set up all the large telescopes and stay 2hrs after to take them all down

The big one!

The big one!

the 16inch Dobsoian Telescope used on AstroTours

Cloudy nights are alright

Cloudy nights are alright

We can usually do the tour with no problem even when there's up to 60% cloud cover as the clouds in colorado move fast and our astronomers move faster

the fleet

the fleet

AstroTours owns over 25 telescopes and we curate our choices in telescopes each night based on whats visible

earth's shadow

earth's shadow

as the sun sets in the west night rises in the east

the fleet

the fleet

AstroTours owns over 25 telescopes and we curate our choices in telescopes each night based on whats visible

the big one

the big one

this is the same 16inch that is in previouspics with a cloth covering the middle section to allow for better contrast in the viewing

Neowise

Neowise

the comet that graced the Colorado skies in 2020

An AstroTour

An AstroTour

What a typical AstroTour looks like

Telescope Talk

Telescope Talk

Guests are shown how to use the telescope and told about the different types of telescopes

Winter Park Program

Winter Park Program

Guests watch the Moon rise at the top of Winter Park resort

Loveland Pass

Loveland Pass

Luke's favorite place to stargaze Loveland Pass

Loveland Pass Obsrevatory

Loveland Pass Obsrevatory

Contact us to set up private star viewing on Loveland Pass

Winter Park set up

Winter Park set up

telescopes set up st winter park resort for night star viewing.

The Astro Tours Team

The Astro Tours Team

Luke, Christina, Victoria all set up to watch the Lunar Eclipse

Stargazing

Stargazing

long exposure fun light patterns

Ghost of Christina and the passing of the StarLink satalites

Ghost of Christina and the passing of the StarLink satalites

Starlink satellites pass in a satellite train and can be seen in the sky as a bunch of moving lights

quiet night

quiet night

The Moon!

The Moon!

You can take pictures of the moon (when visible) with your phone ask your tour guide how

blue skies

blue skies

Stargazing Camp out!

Stargazing Camp out!

Astro Tours set up in Nederland to watch the stars on an overnight camp out! Contact us to add our experience to your camp out.

Accessible Telescopes

Accessible Telescopes

Table top telescopes can be set up on request to share the stars with greater access to those that can't access the other telescopes

Sunset!

Sunset!

Come a little early to catch a beautiful sunset before your tour.

AstroTours

AstroTours

Tours take place at the trailhead no hiking required you will be within 75ft of your car

Flatirons at night

Flatirons at night

The drive into Boulder from Denver

Stars upon Stars!

Stars upon Stars!

Astro photography can be added on to children's programs for fun light painting photos like this.

sunset at the site

sunset at the site

catch a sunset before your tour

telescopes

telescopes

some of the telescopes used for an Astro Tour

SPS Astro night

SPS Astro night

Society of Physics Students camp out under the stars. Photo Credit: Kris Bunker

milky way with trees

milky way with trees

Crested Butte

Crested Butte

Crested Butte from an airplane

denver

denver

circle logo

circle logo

moon rise

moon rise

moon rise painting

art show at the market

art show at the market

setting up in a back yard

setting up in a back yard

Contact us to book a private program

Dipper

Dipper

Christmas Comet

Christmas Comet

The X-mas comet 46P/Wirtanen

Denver skyline at night

Denver skyline at night

Electric Scoop

Electric Scoop

big dipper with electric wires

A night Journey

A night Journey

Night sky

Night sky

the Austrailian Telescope

the Austrailian Telescope

a telescope array in the Australian outback

Outreach event at CU Denver

Outreach event at CU Denver

set up telescopes to observe the sun for a CU/MSU Physics outreach event.

My Mate Greg of Astro Tours Broome

My Mate Greg of Astro Tours Broome

8inch tracking

8inch tracking

inside one of my telescopes

Finding Venus

Finding Venus

Using Astro Tours Broome's 10 inch Dobsonian to look at Venus. Photo credit: My Vagrant Life

Astro Tours humble beginnings

Astro Tours humble beginnings

one of the set ups for an early Astro Tour

Denver w/ Castor

Denver w/ Castor

The only star visible in this photo is Castor, the mortal twin in Gemini. ♊ Castor is 18ly away from it's "twin" Pollux (That's twice the distance from us to Sirius), however Castor still has close family. Castor is a complex multiple star system made up of six individual stars!