East Valley Astronomy Club Gilbert Observatory
20 WVAC members visited the East Valley Astronomy Club Gilbert Observatory. The Gilbert Rotary Centennial Observatory (GRCO) is located at the Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch in Gilbert, Arizona, east of the Southeast Regional Library (southeast corner of Greenfield and Guadalupe Roads). The observatory is open every Friday and Saturday evening at nightfall year round weather permitting. The GRCO is owned by the Town of Gilbert and operated by the Riparian Institute. The East Valley Astronomy Club manages the observatory and staffs its operation and programs.