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100th Anniversary of Steward Observatory

On Oct 17, 2016,  we began celebrations of the 100th anniversary of the gift that created Steward Observatory. You can see three relevant links at the bottom of this article.

"On October 18, 1916, Pres. Rufus von KleinSmid of the University of Arizona called a press conference to announce to the world that an anonymous donor had given $60,000 (...

Astro Club: Courtesy of Yancy Shirley.

The ATOMM and TIMESTEP Undergraduate Programs

Here are introductions to two relatively recent programs for undergraduates, ATOMM and TIMESTEP, offered by the Dept. of Astronomy/Steward Observatory. For more information, please contact Professor Gurtina Besla. Permanent links can be found on the right side of our Undergrad Education page.

The Astronomy Department and The University of Arizona Astronomy Club  (full size photo of Astro Club members) would like to draw your attention to a free study/tutoring environment offered by the Astronomy Tutoring of Majors and Minors (ATOMM) program. Thursdays from 2-5 pm: in Parker Library, on the 3rd floor of Steward Observatory, there will be tutors to help with homework and course material for: Freshman and Sophomore classes in Astronomy, Physics and Math (including Vector Calculus and Differential Equations), which may not necessarily...

For the public
For Public

Public events include our Monday Night Lecture Series, world-reknowned Astronomy Camp and Mt Lemmon Sky Center.

For Students

A good place to start if you want to become an undergrad major or grad student, or need to find our schedule of classes.

For Scientists
For Scientists

Find telescopes and instruments, telescope time applications, staff and mountain contacts, and faculty and staff scientific interests.