Contact and Location Information
Monterey Institute for Research in Astronomy
Telephone: (831) 883 - 1000
The Monterey Institute for Research in Astronomy has offices located in Old Fort Ord in Marina, California and is easily accessible from US Hwy 1.
Note: Currently both Google Maps and MapQuest display an incorrect location for the MIRA offices. We are located on the corner of 2nd Avenue and 8th Street despite declarations to the contrary.
Directions from Hwy 1 N/S:
1. Take the 12th Street Exit and proceed East 0.3 miles.
The Monterey Institute for Research in Astronomy welcomes volunteers to help with the many facets of MIRA's mission of astronomical research, public education and public outreach. Volunteers need not have a background in physics or astronomy.
If you are interested in volunteering, please email mira [at] mira.org for more information. Include the word "Volunteer" in your subject heading.
Become a Friend of MIRA
Support local astronomy by becoming a member of MIRA. Benefits include our quarterly MIRA Newsletter, special invitations to MIRA lectures and events, and to "Members Only" star parties at the Oliver Observing Station on top of Chews Ridge in Carmel Valley. Please email or call with your name and address and we will send you more information. Also see the Become a Friend of MIRA section of this web site.