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Enjoy fireworks Friday, watch the moon Saturday

Enjoy fireworks Friday, watch the moon Saturday

 If you can spell Zubenelgenubi you have arrived as an amateur astronomer.

July 03, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Look for stars Zubenelgenubi and Zubeneschamali (no spelling required)

Look south around 9 p.m. next week to see Scorpius standing straight up above the southeastern horizon. North of Scorpius and to its west (right) is the faint constellation Libra the Scales.

June 12, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Sky Spy: Moon, Saturn, Arcturus and Spica illuminate sky

The moon is always impressive, whether viewed with the naked eye or with binoculars or a small telescope. It constantly acts as a pointer to other celestial objects of interest.

March 28, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
100 days of science: Former UA scientist helped shape Saturn-exploration mission

100 days of science: Former UA scientist helped shape Saturn-exploration mission

The Cassini-Huygens spacecraft revealed a series of geysers, or jets, near the south polar region of Enceladus, a Saturn moon.

August 14, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Survey ranks Japanese, Korean autos 8 of top 10

DETROIT — Asian automakers are still building the most reliable cars and trucks, with eight of the top 10 brands from Japanese and Korean companies, according to an annual survey by Consumer Reports.

October 28, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Quite a different motor dealer

Quite a different motor dealer

In a city dotted with acres of vacant used-car lots, weeds sprouting up through the pavement cracks and sun-faded plastic pennants blowing in the wind, Vail Motors is a breath of weird air.

October 23, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Quite a different motor dealer

Quite a different motor dealer

 

October 23, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Drugs found in 3 who died in car-bus crash

The three people killed when the car they were riding in collided head-on with a school bus west of Tucson last month had methamphetamine and other drugs in their systems, autopsy results show.

October 16, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Sky Spy : View moon, planets early Friday morning

Friday morning there's a beautiful gathering of the very thin crescent moon, Venus, Saturn and Mercury.

October 15, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Around the w o rld

Around the w o rld

UNITED NATIONS

October 08, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Around the w o rld

Around the w o rld

 

October 08, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Sky Spy : Planet buffs: Set your alarms early to look at Venus, Mercury, Saturn

Try to watch the continuing lineup of morning planets during the next few weeks. This is a good time to see Venus, Mercury and Saturn.

October 08, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Around the N ati o n

TENNESSEE

October 07, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Just 10 new Buicks left at Royal; GM mum on replacement dealer

Just 10 new Buicks left at Royal; GM mum on replacement dealer

The last few new Buicks are trickling off the lot as the area's only Buick dealer closes down the franchise. Parent company General Motors still isn't saying anything about who, or even if, anyone will deal Buicks in Tucson.

October 07, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Sky Spy : Eastern horizon is the place to look

If you missed Mercury after sunset several weeks ago, you can give it a try before sunrise.

October 01, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Bus driver in collision that killed 3 may be hero

The actions of an Altar Valley School District bus driver possibly saved the lives of his passengers during a collision that killed three people this week on Arizona 86, officials said.

September 26, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Video: Bus driver tried to avoid crash

Video: Bus driver tried to avoid crash

Video of Tuesday's fatal crash involving a school bus and a car shows the bus driver tried to avoid the oncoming car, veering onto the shoulder before being struck head-on.

September 24, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

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