Stargazing

NASA: Stars at nightFor a brilliant array of stars, step outside and look up at the night skies. With no city lights or haze to detract from celestial perfection, you can see how full of light the sky really is. Test your astronomy skills and see how many constellations or stars you can find.

Summer Viewing: Scorpius, Sagittarius, the Milky Way, Aquarius, Circlet of Pisces, Cygnus, Cassiopia, Big Dipper, Little Dipper, Draco, Virgo, Libra, Leo and others. Jupiter, Venus and Mars can be seen during various months as well.

Winter Viewing: Taurus, Pisces, Delphinus, Gemini, Cancer, Orion, Canis Minor, Canis Major, Head of Hydra, Lepus among many others. Saturn is visible during the late winter months.

For maps and viewing help, visit the science center of the University of Arizona.