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The popular public viewing program at Kitt Peak.

Kitt Peak Telescopes Under Cost-Cutting Microscope

National observatory, public star-gazing programs face uncertainty

Professor William Boynton, PhD and Assistant Professor Shane Byrne, PhD, both scientists from the Department of Planetary Sciences talk about the Curiosity Rover that is scheduled to land on Mars in August and the free open house  on Saturday, July 28th that The University of Arizona's Lunar and Planetary Laboratory will be hosting.

Minding Mars from Tucson

Scientists around world pay close attention to NASA mission

New Telescope Unveiled in Flagstaff

Historic Lowell Observatory christens $53M instrument

Mysteries Of Pluto: Fifth Moon Found

Hubbell images spotlight dwarf planet discovered at AZ observatory

Dr. Roger Angel, Director of the UA Steward Observatory Mirror Lab, discusses using the Labs highly concentrating solar mirrors to bring down the cost of generating solar electricity.

Energetic Focus on the Sun

Mirror technology could be a big boon to solar energy in AZ

Dark Skies Waning

Film "The City Dark" explores effects of light pollution on human evolution and astronomy

Graduate Student of the UA School of Music, Matthew Whitehouse talks about the summer solstice and how different cultures have celebrated it.

Summer Solstice, Music, Indigenous Cultures

UA student connects dots among various interests

UA Researcher Finds Tropical Lake on Titan

Study reveals 927-square-mile lake on Saturn’s largest moon

Venus Makes Once-In-Lifetime Celestial Cameo

Dozens gather in Tucson to watch planet cross between Earth and sun

Web Extra: Steward Observatory's 90-Year History

An archive of images from 1920-2012 of the iconic dome on University of Arizona campus

Web Extra: Not Irrigation Equipment, But An Incredibly Powerful Telescope

More on the Navy Optical Interferometer, used to measure star positions for GPS and time-keeping

Web Extra: Astronomer Arjun Dey On BigBOSS Deep Sky Mapping Project

Survey will use Kitt Peak's Mayall Telescope to map more of the universe than ever before

NGC 253 also goes by the name of “Sculptor Galaxy” after its parent constellation, or by the name “Silver Dollar Galaxy.

Collecting Light Part 5: Tomorrow, We See Farther

Series wrap looks at ambitious future astronomy projects and finds stargazers professional and amateur still looking upward in wonder

Collecting Light Part 4: Dark Skies, Bright Future

Arizona's dark skies are perfect for stargazing, and astronomers are fighting to keep it that way

The 6.5-meter mirror at the MMT Observatory.

Collecting Light Part 3: The Age Of The Giant Telescope

Advancing astronomy through ever larger mirrors and telescopes

The Pluto Discovery Telescope was built in 1928 to look for "Planet X," later known as Pluto.

Collecting Light Part 2: A Century of Stargazing

A look at the colorful history and characters that made astronomy big in Arizona

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