View the Milky Way

Can You View the Milky Way?

It came as a shock to me when I learned that 80% of Americans can no longer view the Milky Way from their own backyard due to light pollution. I grew up in a modest sized Midwest town back in the 1960’s, and spent most of my life in rural

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Science of the Sunset

When you join us for an evening observing program on Kitt Peak, we have you run a tad early. We’re not allowed to have folks shinning automobile headlights in the direction of the telescopes, as the Visitor Center has crucially important responsibilities to protect and maintain the scientific integrity of

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