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UA Casts 5th Mirror for Giant Magellan Telescope

Mirror Lab celebrates 20th mirror made for instruments around the world.

Eyes to the Night Sky Saturday for Worldwide Moon Viewing

Tucson astronomy group to set up telescopes, donate instrument to Pima County Public Library for International Observe the Moon Night.

UA Astronomer Among First to 'See' Star Collision in Space

Two neutron stars collide to create gravitational waves detected on earth and allow for observation.

OSIRIS-REx Instruments Get Trial Run

Spacecraft's cameras send back portrait of Earth.

OSIRIS-REx on its Way to Asteroid Bennu

Close-Earth encounter lets team test instruments, take pictures of Earth.

Earth's Gravity to Slingshot Asteroid-Bound Spacecraft to Target Friday

Maneuver uses Earth's gravity rather than fuel to put OSIRIS-REx on course.

UA Telescope Gets First Look at OSIRIS-REx

Spacecraft passing Earth soon for slingshot to asteroid Bennu.

Lights Go Out at Kartchner Caverns, Newest Dark-Sky Park

Managing artificial light benefits astronomy, wildlife and humans, association director says.

UA Camera to Snap Final Pics for Saturn Mission Before Crashing into the Planet

The spectrometer aboard Cassini has provided clues to the processes at work around Saturn.

Tucsonan: Path of Totality 'Well Worth It'

He made the trip to Wyoming to get the full experience, and encourages people to see the next one in 2024.

Without Eye Protection, Even a Peek at the Eclipse is Dangerous

Children and young adults are particularly at risk without safety glasses.

Do You Have a Plan for the Eclipse? Here Are Some Ideas

The Great American Eclipse is coming to a sky near you.

UA Opens Science Classes to the Community

The school is offering reduced tuition to attend lectures in many subjects.

Eclipses in the Work of Shakespeare: Ominous Events

UA English professor explains importance of astronomical references.

Scientists Will Simulate an Asteroid Impact with the Real Thing

The asteroid will pass close to Earth, but will safely continue on its way.

Scientists See Clues of Possible Unseen Planet in Solar System

Disruption in the orbits of objects in the distant Kuiper Belt suggest a large body.

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