Located on a hill overlooking the beautiful San Pedro River valley near Benson, the Vega-Bray Observatory has eight major telescopes ranging from 6 to 20 inches in diameter. The facilities include a planetarium and a science classroom and museum.
The Vega-Bray Observatory is privately owned and dedicated to the education of the public. It is world famous and attracts amateur astronomers from all over the nation. The observatory also offers its facilities to the local schools.
The Astronomers Inn, run in conjunction with the Observatory, is a family run bed and breakfast. It has four astronomically-based themed rooms: the Egyptian, the Garden Room, the Galaxy as well as the Astronomers Studio. It also contains a science classroom, a planetarium, a media room and a library.
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