From the October 2010 issue

David H. Levy’s Evening Stars: Camp to the stars

December 2010: As a crowd of youngsters gets excited about astronomy, it's impossible not to feel the same enthusiasm.
By | Published: October 20, 2010 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
December 2010 Levy
Wendee Levy, the author’s wife, enjoys the setting Sun with a group of campers using the McMath-Pierce Solar Telescope at prime focus.
David H. Levy

The idea of an astronomy camp is hardly new. Over many years, a number of opportunities have cropped up for youths to get out of town and enjoy a dark sky, but none can approach the magic of the University of Arizona’s Astronomy Camp, which this June completed its 23rd season.