Located near Winslow Arizona off of I-40 Exit 257, 1.5 miles north of I-40 on State Route 87 North Milepost 347. Observatory is located at the Homolovi State Park Visitor Center & Museum. “The observatory at Homolovi State Park has public star parties the third Saturday of every month except December. All of the facility is ADA accessible and the staff & volunteers are extremely helpful. If you have a telescope the will help you set it up and focus on a night sky object. They also have solar ‘scopes for daylight use.”
Deborah Byrd created the EarthSky radio series in 1991 and founded EarthSky.org in 1994. Today, she serves as Editor-in-Chief of this website. She has won a galaxy of awards from the broadcasting and science communities, including having an asteroid named 3505 Byrd in her honor. A science communicator and educator since 1976, Byrd believes in science as a force for good in the world and a vital tool for the 21st century. "Being an EarthSky editor is like hosting a big global party for cool nature-lovers," she says.