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Photo Caption: before (left) and after caffeine (right). Photos courtesy of Frank Gacon.

Welcome New Grad Students


We welcome the first-year grads to the Steward Community. In the posed photo, they are, left to right: front row: Jennifer Kadowaki, Yun-Hsin Huang, Katrina Litke, Carolyn Raithel, Peter Senchyna; back row: Michael Hammer, David Ball, Kevin Wagner, Nico Garavito. These photos were shot at the end of session 3 of the Steward Internal Symposium on August 21, 2015. In the photo at right, they'd just learned to defy gravity.


Image courtesy: Thomas W. Folkers

Welcome and Welcome Back, Astronomy Majors

Welcome to the Astronomy Major and Minor at Steward Observatory.

UPCOMING: Come to the Majors Meeting starting at 3:30pm on September 4th at Steward Observatory [courtyard and N210]. There are treats. Meet your fellow majors and members of the Astronomy department.

NEW: Frequently Asked [Astronomy Major] Questions HERE

Our website contains much useful information, and information specific to majors can be found...

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.