Mesa Beneath the Stars Climb, Cruise and Hit the Campus to Glimpse Into Arizona’s Night Skies in Mesa   ( MESA , Ariz. ) – Did you know that in celebration of the 400th anniversary of Galileo's first pointing a telescope at the heavens, UNESCO and the International Astronomical Union have designated 2009 as the international year of astronomy? Arizona boasts two observatories, is the place where Pluto was discovered, and the desert skies continue to be some of the finest in the world for astronomical observations. Here in Mesa , the setting sun offers visitors a whole