Check here 1 hour before the event to make sure it has not been cancelled!

Campus Observatory

For Fall 2023, we will be holding IN-PERSON events at the Tombaugh Campus Observatory as well as ONLINE events via Zoom using Tortugas Mountain Observatory! Please check the table below for the dates and times of the IN-PERSON sections and the ONLINE sections. 

The Zoom link for the ONLINE remote sessions will be sent out by your TAs and Professors a few days before the scheduled online event. 

Please NOTE - If an event is happening ONLINE via Zoom, there WILL NOT be an in-person event happening at the same time. 

Dates are listed below!

Event Date and Time
Tombaugh In-person Campus Obs

Jan 18th @ 7pm

TMO virtually via Zoom Campus Obs Jan 25th @ 7pm
Tombaugh In-person Campus Obs Feb 1st @ 7pm
Tombaugh In-person Campus Obs Feb 8th @ 7pm
TMO virtually via Zoom Campus Obs Feb 15th @ 7pm
Tombaugh In-person Campus Obs Feb 22nd @ 7pm
Tombaugh In-person Campus Obs Feb 29th @ 7pm
No campus Obs till March 21st
Tombaugh In-person Campus Obs March 21st @ 8pm
TMO virtually via Zoom Campus Obs March 28th @ 8pm
Tombaugh In-person Campus Obs April 4th @ 8pm
Tombaugh In-person Campus Obs April 11th @ 9pm
TMO virtually via Zoom Campus Obs April 18th @ 9pm
Tombaugh In-person Campus Obs April 25th @ 9pm
Tombaugh In-person Campus Obs May 2nd @ 9pm

Some of your Professors or TAs might require you to fill out an Observatory Sheet. Please check with your Professor or TA if you are required to do this.

Picture of Tombaugh Observatory which is located on NMSU's campus

Undergraduate Campus Observatory 

 


 Location

The Campus Observatory is located on Williams Street just to the south of the parking lots, and just in front of the track. It is set back from the street a bit, so look for three domed buildings.