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 on Friday evenings or during special occasions.
You can also Request a Visit to our department for your organization, school class, or special event.
If you have astronomy-related questions, just Ask an Astronomer!
Where We Are, Getting Here, and Parking
- NMSU’s Visitor Resource Page
- Directions to Us
- Interactive Campus Map
- NMSU Parking Info
- You can also track the local weather conditions from the weather station on top of our building.
Teach Me About …
Here are some links to educational pages. Many are Wikipedia astronomy resources, sorted by topic.
- The Sloan Digital Sky Survey
- Astronomy Magazine
- Sky & Telescope Magazine
- Astronomy Picture of the Day
- Glossary (a dictionary of astronomy terms)
What Can I See in the Sky Tonight?