View The Leonids meteor shower under the pristine dark sky at Kitt Peak National Observatory; view one of nature's most spectacular cosmic shows; and learn about meteors, comets, meteor showers; and touch an actual piece of an asteroid. Pre-registration required. Adults and families with children 8 years or above are encouraged to attend. Dress for cold weather. Coming next: Dec 13: The Geminids. Established in 1964, the Kitt Peak Visitor Center has been home to a variety of tours, stargazing, programs, and exhibits as well as a museum and a gift shop.