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Stars Above Aspen: Astronomy Night


Explore the cosmos atop Ajax this August! ACES and Aspen Skiing Company are thrilled to present the second annual Stars Above Aspen, a community event all about astronomy!

Head up the Silver Queen Gondola for:

  • Sunset yoga
  • Interactive presentations
  • Fun hands-on activities, games & crafts
  • Telescope stations & STARLAB Planetarium
  • Legends and facts of the constellations
  • Planisphere and mobile app demonstrations
  • Rockets and liquid nitrogen ice cream
  • 8:15pm presentation by Dr. David Brain

This event for all ages will satisfy your cosmic hunger as well as your worldly appetite as the Sundeck will be open for dinner and drinks throughout the evening.

In addition, the Sundeck Restaurant will be open for drinks and dinner. Guests should be prepared for evening mountain temperatures.  A blanket for star-gazing and plenty of layers are highly suggested. The event is open to all ages. Tickets cost $15 and include the gondola ride. Children three and under are free. Season passes are not accepted for this special event. 

*Photo courtesy of Aspen Center for Environmental Studies

Sundeck on Aspen Mountain
Location Address: 
601 E Dean St, Aspen, CO 81611
Admission Price: 
$15, children 3 and under free
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