April 30, 2018 – Alternative program with Johnathan and Jim

Kitt Peak Nightly Observing Program Splendors of the Universe on YOUR Night! Many pictures are links to larger versions. Click here for the “Best images of the OTOP” Gallery and more information. Leo Leo is a fairly well known constellation, because the plane of the Solar System runs through it. Such constellations are called Zodiac... Continue Reading →

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April 29, 2018 – Sara’s Group

Kitt Peak Nightly Observing Program Splendors of the Universe on YOUR Night! Many pictures are links to larger versions. Click here for the “Best images of the OTOP” Gallery and more information. Big Dipper The Big Dipper (also known as the Plough) is an asterism consisting of the seven brightest stars of the constellation Ursa... Continue Reading →

April 28, 2018 Robert

Kitt Peak Nightly Observing Program Splendors of the Universe on YOUR Night! Many pictures are links to larger versions. Click here for the “Best images of the OTOP” Gallery and more information. Auriga Auriga is located north of the celestial equator. Its name is the Latin word for "charioteer", associating it with various mythological charioteers,... Continue Reading →

April 28, 2018 Charles NOP

Kitt Peak Nightly Observing Program Splendors of the Universe on YOUR Night! Many pictures are links to larger versions. Click here for the “Best images of the OTOP” Gallery and more information. Big Dipper The Big Dipper (also known as the Plough) is an asterism consisting of the seven brightest stars of the constellation Ursa... Continue Reading →

April 27, 2018 – NOP with Johnathan

Kitt Peak Nightly Observing Program Splendors of the Universe on YOUR Night! Many pictures are links to larger versions. Click here for the “Best images of the OTOP” Gallery and more information. Big Dipper The Big Dipper (also known as the Plough) is an asterism consisting of the seven brightest stars of the constellation Ursa... Continue Reading →

April 27, 2018 Phil’s NOP Group

Kitt Peak Nightly Observing Program Splendors of the Universe on YOUR Night! Many pictures are links to larger versions. Click here for the “Best images of the OTOP” Gallery and more information. M51 Whirlpool Galaxy M51, the Whirlpool Galaxy, gets its name from its bright and prominent spiral arms. It lies at a distance of 23 million... Continue Reading →

April 26, 2018 – Lucas & Robert

Kitt Peak Nightly Observing Program Splendors of the Universe on YOUR Night! Many pictures are links to larger versions. Click here for the “Best images of the OTOP” Gallery and more information. Clouds Kitt Peak has an abundance of clear nights, but that doesn't mean the clouds never move in. We hope you'll join us... Continue Reading →

April 25th, 2018 Brian’s Group

Kitt Peak Nightly Observing Program Splendors of the Universe on YOUR Night! Many pictures are links to larger versions. Click here for the “Best images of the OTOP” Gallery and more information. M82 Cigar Galaxy M82, the "Cigar Galaxy" is an edge-on spiral galaxy, 12 million light-years away, and perhaps 37,000 light-years across. There are vast... Continue Reading →

April 25, 2018 – Lucas

Kitt Peak Nightly Observing Program Splendors of the Universe on YOUR Night! Many pictures are links to larger versions. Click here for the “Best images of the OTOP” Gallery and more information. Big Dipper The Big Dipper (also known as the Plough) is an asterism consisting of the seven brightest stars of the constellation Ursa... Continue Reading →

April 24, 2018 – Lucas & Brian

Kitt Peak Nightly Observing Program Splendors of the Universe on YOUR Night! Many pictures are links to larger versions. Click here for the “Best images of the OTOP” Gallery and more information. Big Dipper The Big Dipper (also known as the Plough) is an asterism consisting of the seven brightest stars of the constellation Ursa... Continue Reading →

April 23, 2018 – NOP with Johnathan

Kitt Peak Nightly Observing Program Splendors of the Universe on YOUR Night! Many pictures are links to larger versions. Click here for the “Best images of the OTOP” Gallery and more information. Big Dipper The Big Dipper (also known as the Plough) is an asterism consisting of the seven brightest stars of the constellation Ursa... Continue Reading →

April 22nd 2018 – Jhoedi

Kitt Peak Nightly Observing Program Splendors of the Universe on YOUR Night! Many pictures are links to larger versions. Click here for the “Best images of the OTOP” Gallery and more information. Big Dipper The Big Dipper (also known as the Plough) is an asterism consisting of the seven brightest stars of the constellation Ursa... Continue Reading →

April 22, 2018 – NOP with Johnathan

Kitt Peak Nightly Observing Program Splendors of the Universe on YOUR Night! Many pictures are links to larger versions. Click here for the “Best images of the OTOP” Gallery and more information. Big Dipper The Big Dipper (also known as the Plough) is an asterism consisting of the seven brightest stars of the constellation Ursa... Continue Reading →

April 20, 2018 Robert

Kitt Peak Nightly Observing Program Splendors of the Universe on YOUR Night! Many pictures are links to larger versions. Click here for the “Best images of the OTOP” Gallery and more information. Big Dipper The Big Dipper (also known as the Plough) is an asterism consisting of the seven brightest stars of the constellation Ursa... Continue Reading →

April 20, 2018 – NOP with Johnathan

Kitt Peak Nightly Observing Program Splendors of the Universe on YOUR Night! Many pictures are links to larger versions. Click here for the “Best images of the OTOP” Gallery and more information. Big Dipper The Big Dipper (also known as the Plough) is an asterism consisting of the seven brightest stars of the constellation Ursa... Continue Reading →

April 19, 2018 – Lucas

Kitt Peak Nightly Observing Program Splendors of the Universe on YOUR Night! Many pictures are links to larger versions. Click here for the “Best images of the OTOP” Gallery and more information. M82 Cigar Galaxy M82, the "Cigar Galaxy" is an edge-on spiral galaxy, 12 million light-years away, and perhaps 37,000 light-years across. There are vast... Continue Reading →

April 19, 2018 – Dark Sky Discovery with Sara

Kitt Peak Nightly Observing Program Splendors of the Universe on YOUR Night! Many pictures are links to larger versions. Click here for the “Best images of the OTOP” Gallery and more information. M42 The Orion Nebula M42, the Orion Nebula is a region of star formation about 1,300 light-years away—the closest to our Solar System. It... Continue Reading →

April 19, 2018 Charles N.O.P.

Kitt Peak Nightly Observing Program Splendors of the Universe on YOUR Night! Many pictures are links to larger versions. Click here for the “Best images of the OTOP” Gallery and more information. Big Dipper The Big Dipper (also known as the Plough) is an asterism consisting of the seven brightest stars of the constellation Ursa... Continue Reading →

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