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The Steward Observatory on the University of Arizona campus

UA's Steward Observatory Celebrates 100th Anniversary

University ranked No. 1 among US space astronomy programs.

Asteroid 2016 RB1 flew past Earth on Sept. 7, 2016 going an estimated 18,000 mph.

UA Astronomer Sees Asteroid 2 Days Before It Whizzes by Earth

NASA-funded Sky Lab's observers have ID'd half of known near-Earth objects.

Does 'Planet Nine' Exist? NAU Astronomer Says Maybe

Three objects discovered at edge of solar system may lead to planet's existence.

Kuiper Space Sciences Building at the University of Arizona.

Asteroid Mission Focus of UA Planetary Science Open House

Next door, the Flandrau Science Center will unveil its renovated planetarium theater.

UA Scientists to Make 3-D Map of Universe for Dark Energy Clues

Kitt Peak instrument will measure light of 35 million objects over 5 years.

NASA's Juno mission to Jupiter will examine the origin and evolution of the solar system's largest planet.

Tucson Planetary Researcher Awaits Far Out Photo Op

Camera aboard spacecraft Juno, now orbiting Jupiter, soon wll deliver images.

Perseids Meteor shower

Two Meteor Showers Will Dazzle in Arizona's August Sky

Overlapping showers mean lots of visible shooting stars.

Completed in 1962, the National Solar Observatory's McMath-Pierce Solar Telescope at Kitt Peak, Arizona, is the world's largest solar telescope.

Era of Solar Discovery on Kitt Peak Coming to an End

Larger telescope on Maui will continue research

Adam Block, manager of the UA-operated Mount Lemmon Sky Center, talks about the PanStarrs Comet which he was able to photograph.

Tucson Amateur Astronomers Host Free Star Party

Saturday is international Astronomy Day

Students at Cienega High School in Vail use telescopes to observe Mercury passing between the Sun and Earth during the May 9, 2016, transit event.

Vail's Cienega High Students to Document 2017 Solar Eclipse

Monday's Mercury transit provides telescope and data collection training.

UA Astrophysicist Named Guggenheim Fellow

Feryal Ozel will study neutron stars, black holes

NASA launches a ship in to space.

Planetary Science Institute to Train Teachers on NASA Data

$2.6 million NASA grant will encourage student discoveries

This image of the dwarf planet was captured from New Horizons on July 13, 2015, about 16 hours before the moment of closest approach. The spacecraft was 766,000 kilometers from the surface.

Researcher: Part of Pluto Younger Than Thought

Photos show one region with smooth surface, indicating it is less than 10 million years old.

Comet Catalina Makes Brief Appearance

Discovered by Catalina Sky Survey in 2013

This image was composed from a series of images taken Oct. 12, 2015, when Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter was about 83 miles (134 kilometers) above the moon's far side crater Compton.

Christmas Full Moon: Bright Ornament in the Sky

First holiday occurrence in 38 years; we won't have another for 19 years.

False-color image of a 2011 Geminid meteor, seen by a camera at New Mexico State University.

Geminid Meteor Shower to Light Up Sky This Weekend

120 visible each hour; best viewing Sunday night into Monday morning.

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