The University of Arizona


The University of Arizona operates the Mount Lemmon SkyCenter (MLSC). The College of Letters and Science, in conjunction with Steward Observatory, supports and hosts the SkyCenter and its programs. MLSC maintains non-profit status through the University and seeks to strengthen interest in science and astronomy through premium educational and public outreach experiences. The SkyCenter operates under permit from the U.S. Forest Service.


Alan Strauss, Director 


Stacey Harrison



Program Leaders:

Travis Deyoe

Rob Bovill

Bill Gates

Alessandro Cavallaro




Dr. Dennis Zaritsky

Faculty Advisor, Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter

Joaquin Ruiz

Dean, College of Letters and Science