Galisteo Basin Night Sky. Photo by Tony Bonanno.
Join us for a celebration of our dark skies at a private home on conserved land in the Galisteo Basin. Gaze through multiple telescopes, learn from astronomers and enjoy a dinner catered by Cowgirl and beverages. Peter Lipscomb and other astronomers with telescopes will be there to show you the moon, planets and their moons, nebulae and stars.
$150 per person
Registration Now Open!
Peter Lipscomb began his education and advocacy for sensible lighting practices nearly two decades ago. During that time, he has backed legislative actions on the state level, supported outdoor lighting ordinance efforts in Clayton and Union County, Rio Arriba County, and Taos and Taos County. As former Night Sky Program Director for the New Mexico Heritage Preservation Alliance, he compiled the nomination packet to designate Clayton Lake State Park New Mexico’s first International Dark Sky Park by the International Dark-Sky Association. A 2016 honoree of the Stewart Udall award, today he serves as Cerrillos Hills State park manager and conducts guided night sky tours for residents and visitors to New Mexico as owner of Astronomy Adventures.