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Where are we?
Sierra Vista is located approximately 75 minutes ESE of Tucson Arizona on Route 90. Our location is ~ 9 miles East of Sierra Vista, east of the San Pedro river.
What accomodations are available?
Sierra Vista is a very nice town - hotels/motels are available within ~ 20 - 30 minutes from our place. Food, shopping, and site seeing is also plentiful.
Is a "special" rental car needed to get to the StellarCAT property?
Although our facilities are built on an un-maintained road it is reached easily by any vehicle.
Free Electricity for ServoCAT Owners
For ServoCAT customers on record - you are invited to bring your scope and use it on our pad! We have electricity at the pad. There is no charge for this "service". Also for those that are having a ServoCAT installed by us we offer one free nights use of our 12.5 or 20" scope (if available)
Great Scope Rentals Available
Our Observatory, "Desert Coyote Observatory" is NOW complete! We are now taking reservations for use of the following telescopes at very reasonable rates:
> 12.5" f5 Obsession with ServoCAT tracking system, Argo Navis, Megastar or TheSky based GOTO (on our computer)
Rate: $50 one night, $80 for two, $30 per night for each additional night
> 20" f5 Obsession with ServoCAT tracking system, Argo Navis, Megastar or TheSky based GOTO (on our computer)
Rate: $65 one night, $100 for two, $45 per night for each additional night
> 30" f4.5 StarSplitter with ServoCAT tracking system, Argo Navis, Megastar or TheSky based GOTO (on our computer)
Rate: $95 one night, $170 for two, $80 per night for each additional night.
> Others will be available as time permits.
Fully Equipped RV
We have for rent a fully equipped RV (22' Coachmen Class C). This RV sleeps 5 and has a shower/bathroom, kitchen, Microwave, and a refrigerator. Minimum stay will be for 2 nights.
Rates: $120 for two nights, Just $50 more for each additional night.
Note: $200 refundable security deposit required.
> Cancelation Policy: Full refund of deposit if canceled before 3 weeks of the reservation; One nights reservation if canceled 48 hours - 3 weeks before reservation. Deposit for scopes: One nights rental
> Scope rentals include family members, non-family is $20/person over 2; max 5 people.
> Scope rental includes a 30 minute training period so do not worry about using it! Not a problem! (and of course they can be used as a standard dob - no electronics - if one desires.)
Reservations will be required for all items. Restrictions do apply. A deposit will be required for all rentals.