Public Information and Resources
The Astronomy Department at NMSU is actively engaged in a variety of public
events. These include Open Houses, which are
held at the Tombaugh Observatory on the NMSU campus (click
for a map showing the location of the observatory.
You can Request a Visit to our department for
your organization or school class, etc.
You can also track the local weather conditions from the
on top of our building.
The year 2009 was the International Year of Astronomy! Click on the two
images shown below to enjoy astronomy-themed Discovery Guides and Activities
for each month of the year.
If you have other questions, just Ask an
Watch this page for current events!
Where We Are, Getting Here, Parking...
Teach Me About...
Here are some links to educational pages. Many are Wikipedia astronomy resources,
sorted by topic.
[ Astronomy Magazine
- Sky & Telescope Magazine
- Physical Review Focus
What Can I See in the Sky Tonight?