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Meet Marshall Flippo, an 89-Year-Old Square Dance Caller Who Still Loves His Work

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Results from the state primary; the impending launch of OSIRIS-REx; and Gene Wilder remembered.

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.

Tucson Planetary Researcher Awaits Far Out Photo Op

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

Two Meteor Showers Will Dazzle in Arizona's August Sky

Overlapping showers mean lots of visible shooting stars.

UA Student Discovers Distant Planet in Three-Star System

Four times Jupiter's mass, celestial body can offer clues to planetary formation.

UA Planetary Images Get (Postage) Stamp of Approval

Scientist’s work will now grace U.S. mail

Era of Solar Discovery on Kitt Peak Coming to an End

Larger telescope on Maui will continue research

Tucson Amateur Astronomers Host Free Star Party

Saturday is international Astronomy Day

Vail's Cienega High Students to Document 2017 Solar Eclipse

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

Book Chronicles History of Planetary Science in Tucson

'Under Desert Skies' details pivotal role played by UA scientists

Bill Would Loosen Restrictions on Electronic Billboards

Astronomers worried that it will lead to incremental loss of dark skies.

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

Arizona Spotlight for the 2015 holiday season

More local StoryCorps conversations; exploring the "Xenophobia Blues"; discovering Comet Catalina, and some of the year's best stories.

Christmas Full Moon: Bright Ornament in the Sky

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

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