Stargazing For Everyone, LLC
Tony and Carole La Conte
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Stargazing and Planetarium Programs !!
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Come and enjoy the wonderful world of stargazing!
This site will provide you information on programs and activities related to stargazing, astronomy, and space science education as well as local stargazing events throughout Arizona. Imagine the opportunities to use our unique programs and activities for schools, parent groups, corporate functions, community outreach programs, private parties, or fund-raisers. View the wonders of the universe through our Telescopes. Explore the night sky in one of our StarLab Portable Planetariums.
Stargazing For Everyone also provides private evening stargazing events
at safe and secure dark sky locations, like any one of the Maricopa County Regional Parks.
View the Moon, planets, stars, nebula and galaxies under the beautiful Arizona Night Skies.
SPECIAL SCOUT STARGAZING NIGHT AT THE CHALLENGER SPACE CENTER
Friday night, November 11, 2016
Doors open at 6:30 PM / Programs starts at 7:30 PM
The Special Scout Stargazing program
will address the requirements for
the Cub Scout Astronomy Belt Loop and Education Pin ,
the Boy Scout Astronomy Badge and
the Girl Scout Sky Search and Brownies Space Explorer Badges.
Call (623) 322-2001 for information, directions, and fees for this event.
Telescope Help Class
Friday night, January 6, 2017 at the Challenger Space Center
Doors open at 6:30 PM / The class starts at 7 PM and ends at 9:30 PM
The Telescope Help Class is a one night special class
to help you with the assembly and operation of any telescope you may have.
Everyone attending will receive a sky map for the month of January.
The goal of this class is to insure your telescope is properly assembled
and that you understand the basic use and operation of the telescope.
We will help you assemble your telescope if you are having difficulty.
You will learn how to align your telescope, use the various accessories,
use a sky chart and find interesting objects to view, such as star clusters, nebula, and galaxies.
Weather permitting, we will go outside to set-up and use your telescope.
Call (623) 322-2001 for information, directions, and fees for this class.
The Traveling Stargazing Store
Stargazing For Everyone brings a "Traveling Stargazing Store" to many of our programs.
The "Traveling Stargazing Store" is also available for school, corporate and private events upon request.
The "Traveling Stargazing Store" has many educational astronomy and stargazing items for sale.
Cash and All major credit cards accepted
There is something for people of all ages.
The "Traveling Stargazing Store" has books, bookmarks, planispheres, star charts, constellation mugs,
"Glow-in-the-Dark" T-shirts, holographic images of astronomical objects
and space theme candy (Milky Way Bars, Moon Pies and Alien Ice Cream).
The "Traveling Stargazing Store" is very popular with both parents and children.
For information on our teacher workshops and professional development presentations click here Teacher Workshops and Professional Development
What Do We Do?
We provide both daytime and evening astronomy and stargazing programs throughout all of Arizona for people of all ages. These are fun, exciting and educational.
We do more than 300 presentations a year.
School purchase orders are accepted.
All major credit cards and school purchase cards are accepted
Special Camps are available for after school, winter or spring break, and during the summer featuring the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics Astronomy-Based Physical Science Aries Programs.
Stargazing For Everyone presents Teacher Workshops and classroom presentations using the following Aries Program modules: (1) Exploring the Moon and Stars; (2) Exploring Time; (3) Exploring the Earth in Motion; and (4) Exploring Light and Color. Visit our Community Education page for more details.
We provide programs and activities for school Outdoor Education experiences at camps from Prescott to Payson to The Lake Pleasant Desert Outdoor Education Center. Our programs have been used as fund-raisers and as special attractions for events of all kinds.
We present multimedia programs about the moon, stars, planets, constellations mixed with folklore of the night sky. You view the wonders of the universe through our Telescopes. We have special professional solar filters for SAFE viewing of the sun. We use our two StarLab Portable Planetariums for unique indoor adventures into the night sky. We provide hands-on activities for use in the classroom, at home, or outdoors with our telescopes or binoculars.
We have special equipment for wheelchair access viewing. Please identify any special needs when scheduling one of our programs or prior to attending a public program.
We do programs for individual classes or grade levels, entire schools, Home School Groups, Scouting Groups, youth groups, community groups, private individuals, and corporate organizations. We bring our equipment to your event; at school, at work, at home, at a local park or Resort or Conference Center, at one of the Maricopa County Mountain Parks, or at any location from Yuma to the Grand Canyon.
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StarLab Indoor Planetarium
StarLab image taken by
Stargazing For Everyone
Tony La Conte of Stargazing For Everyone has over 60 years experience as an amateur astronomer and has been a member of The International Planetarium Society, The Great Lakes Planetarium Association, The Rocky Mountain Planetarium Association, The Astronomical Society of the Pacific, The Planetary Society, The Astronomical League, and is a current member of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada and is a JPL
For program information
call Tony or Carole at (623) 979-1393, or
e-mail to: Tony@stargazingforeveryone.com