Sunday, November 4, 2012
UA doctoral student Pacifica Sommers’ project has opened doors for elementary and middle school students to become acquainted with the sky islands and the sky itself, paving the way to developing multi-day natural science and astronomy immersion programs at the UA’s Mt....
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Dedicated only six months ago as the nation’s largest instrument of its kind devoted to public outreach and citizen science, the 32-inch Schulman Telescope at the ...
Monday, October 29, 2012
Adam Block, astrophotographer and astronomy educator with the University of Arizona's Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter, has been ...
Thursday, October 25, 2012
NASA's Astronomy Picture of the Day popular website published the SkyCenter's image of a rarely photgraphed nebula called vdB1. Few pictures of this star forming region exist at this resolution and field of view with this exposure depth. Many different astrophysical processes...
Sunday, October 7, 2012
Today NASA's Astronomy Picture of the Day published a recent SkyCenter image of Abell 39. This nebula formed by a dying star is a ...
Friday, August 17, 2012
Friday, August 3, 2012
NASA's Astronomy Picture of the Day website published the SkyCenter's image of M5 today. This globular star cluster contains more than 100,000 stars and is around 25,000 light years away....
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Astronomers at NASA's Astronomy Picture of the Day select a recent SkyCenter image of the Dark Clouds of Aquila. These clouds of dust hang serenely along the plane of the Milky Way which can now be seen each dark night (no moon) from the SkyCenter. This two frame mosaic is...
Sunday, May 20, 2012
Monday, May 14, 2012
Discover Magazine's Dr. Phil Plait chose to highlight our most recent image of two interacting galaxies, NGC 5426. His article explains the development of this galactic dance through their mutual gravitational...