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Now that the chill of winter has worn off, Arizona evenings are relaxing and comfortably warm. Arizona spring nights foster the best environment for outdoor activity, including stargazing. Here are some top Tucson places to stargaze.

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Kitt Peak National Observatory
The Kitt Peak National Observatory hosts the most diverse collection of astronomical observatories on Earth for both nighttime optical and infrared astronomy and daytime Sun study. The observatory features three major nighttime telescopes and an array of nightly observing programs. Kitt Peak is located 56 miles southwest of Tucson, but is worth the drive!