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Vega-Bray Observatory

Benson, AZ
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No longer a B&B

Heads up, this is no longer a B&B location, strictly the observatory. It's a drive back to a hotel... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2015
Bonnie B
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Scottsdale, Arizona
Astronomers Delight

When I stayed there it was a bed & breakfast as well as viewing the stars at night....It's on a... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2012
sydette
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Benson, Arizona
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A sliding-roof observatory where telescopes and sessions with an astronomer are given by appointment.
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  • Average33%
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29 Jan 2015
“No longer a B&B”
6 Mar 2012
“Astronomers Delight”
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Benson, AZ
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Reviewed 30 January 2015

Heads up, this is no longer a B&B location, strictly the observatory. It's a drive back to a hotel in Benson if you go for a late night view. Recommend bringing a group.

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Reviewed 6 March 2012

When I stayed there it was a bed & breakfast as well as viewing the stars at night....It's on a hilltop with lovely views, seems like your in the middle of nowhere. You can't find a better place in Benson to view the beautiful stars

3  Thank sydette
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Chevy Chase, MD
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Reviewed 31 December 2003

I visited Vega-Bray observatory in November, 2001, stayed 3 nights, did a lot of telescope observing, and saw the last magnificent Leonid meteor shower of our lives. It is a very comfortable and welcoming place. I wrote a large review of it (and compared it...More

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Linda J C
19 January 2015|
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Response from Owen50 |
I just asked a local (St. David) about it and they had not ever heard of it... I think it must be closed.
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