Hours:Open during star parties and other special events.
about Stansbury Park Observatory Complex:
The Stansbury Park Observatory Complex is an observatory where public star parties are frequently held by members of the Salt Lake Astronomical Society (SLAS). It boasts a 16-inch Ealing telescope and a 32-inch "big scope." The observatory also offers computerized tracking, CCD imaging capabilities, and a 200mm refractor which gives outstanding lunar and planetary views.
Star parties are held weather-permitting, so make sure the sky is clear before heading out.
From SLC, go west on I-80, take exit 99 to Stansbury Park/Tooele, go south on SR 36 for three miles, after passing the large rock (Adobe Rock), turn right at the light. The observatory is right across from the Historic Benson Grist Mill.
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