The Vatican Advanced Technology Telescope

MGIO Base Camp

The Observatory Base Camp is located six miles south of Safford, Arizona, at 1480 Swift Trail (ph. 928-428-2739). The Base Camp office opens at 7:30 a.m. and closes at 4:00 p.m. Mountain Standard Time, Monday through Friday except for holidays.


Ref: Mount Graham International Observatory

Contact Us

Richard P. Boyle, S.J.
VATT Telescope Scientist

Tel: +1 (0)520 621 3230


Christopher J. Corbally, S.J.
President of the National Committee to IAU

Tel: +1 (0)520 621 3225


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