Kitt Peak National Observatory Archives

Arizona offers breathtaking road trip options

Road trip
by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

Arizonans live for the spring and fall months, the short window of respite from the heat of the summer. This year, why not take advantage of the weather with a road trip through some of the state’s most iconic locations as well as some of the less-known locations. Northern Arizona can be just the right… Read More →

Witness Total Lunar Eclipse from Kitt Peak Observatory wrangel
by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

Witness a Total Lunar Eclipse from the dark skies of Kitt Peak National Observatory. Observe the Moon rising above Tucson’s Catalina Mountains approximately 11 minutes before Sunset, via binoculars. Then, just two minutes before moonrise, see the eclipse already in action, as program attendees turn west to view a glorious Sunset. Twilight fades, the skies get darker.… Read More →

Top 5: Southern AZ Must-Do's (Fall-Winter 2012)

Kitt Peak National Observatory. Southern AZ Must-Do's - EAZ Fall-Winter 2012

The Top 5 Southern AZ Must-Do’s — as voted on by Experience AZ readers: Titan Missile Museum 1580 W. Duval Mine Rd., Sahuarita, AZ 85629 (520) 625-7736 Once one of America’s most top-secret places, this National Historic Landmark site and one-of-a-kind museum gives visitors a rare look at the technology used by the United… Read More →