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Considering an astronomy vacation?

Several North American sites let guest observers use other people's telescopes.
In the July 2003 issue of Astronomy, author Tom Polakis takes an in-depth look at Star Hill Inn, an astronomical vacation destination located near Las Vegas, New Mexico. While Star Hill Inn was the first such facility, several others also exist in The United States and Canada. A little south of Star Hill Inn, New Mexico Skies, located in Cloudcroft, NM, is another popular destination for amateurs. Run by Mike and Lynn Rice, the New Mexico Skies observatory resides atop Mount Joy in the state's S...

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