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 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


Teach Me About …

Here are some links to educational pages. Many are Wikipedia astronomy resources, sorted by topic.


What Can I See in the Sky Tonight?

Education Links

Local Links