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We went to this observatory during our vacation in Nevada. they have free astronomy lectures in addition to star gazing every saturday (the lecture is at 730pm and star gazing led by volunteers after that weather permitting). The volunteers are a wealth of knowledge and...More
Jack C. Davis Observatory is at Western Nevada College at Carson City. The facility has three telescopes. There are free star gazing parties here as well as free lectures and other events. There are also tours of the facilities.
The Planetary Walkway connects the main...More
This place is great for a small town observatory. There's a very active star-gazing community in Carson City and the college hosts a regular weekly speaker at the observatory. The lectures are interactive and very interesting and, usually, pertinent to some current event. Kudos!