Took a trip up to watch sunset and star gaze
The observatories are amazing when they open ready for the night sky .
With no pollution you stare upwards in amazement at the night spectacle. The Milky Way is visible , Saturn and it's rings then viewed through the telescope it was breath taking.
Returned part way down mountain and spent several hours being taught the constellations and stars. From shooting stars to Orion's Belt the guide was superb and knowledgeable laser pointer enabled clear views and the two telescopes set up allowed you to look at old and young stars -fabulous . Different tours offer different things check out what they do to make your choice- some offer hot food and drink on the way .it is a bumpy ride so people with back problems consider it carefully. Make sure you have warm coats it's 13,000 ft . Watch for altitude sickness. But what a reward!!!
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