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Things to Do in Rancho Mirage

Explore the night skies and view galaxies far, far away at the observatory or visit Sunnylands where U.S. Presidents and British royalty visited.

Staff Report Attractions, Current Guide

Six things to do in Rancho Mirage, like viewing the night skies with a research-grade telescope to Sunnylands where presidents stayed.

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Best Way to See the Stars (Without a Fuss)

We recommend the best place to pitch your tent under the stars in the desert, and where is the best place to view bighorn sheep.

Steven Biller Attractions, Best Of, Current PSL

See the stars at the Rancho Mirage Observatory, discover the best place to pitch your tent in the desert, and where to view bighorn sheep.

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Sky Watch: Fly Me to the Moon

The moon will approach its “perigee,” or the closest point in orbit to Earth, on July 13 when the moon reaches its full phase. Keep an eye to the sky.

Eric McLaughlin Attractions, Current Guide

The moon will approach its “perigee,” or the closest point in orbit to Earth, on July 13 when the moon reaches its full phase. Look for it.

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Sky Watch: The Moon Dances Along a Trail of Planets

A beautiful, waning crescent moon will glide past a row of planets, passing Saturn, Mars, and finally Jupiter and Venus on April 27.

Eric McLaughlin Attractions, Current Guide

A beautiful, waning crescent moon will glide past a row of planets, passing Saturn, Mars, and finally Jupiter and Venus on April 27.