January 20, 2019 — Lunar Eclipse

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. Copernicus Copernicus is a large, conspicuous crater located in the Oceanus Procellarum (Ocean of Storms). It has extensive rays of ejecta spanning hundreds of kilometers from... Continue Reading →

January 20, 2019 -Dean’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. Canis Major Canis Major, the “big dog”, boasts the brightest star in the night sky—Sirius! Also known as The Dog Star because of... Continue Reading →

January 20, 2019 – Sara’s Telescope 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. 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 →

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