Image & Video Library

Join Lowell Observatory educators at the Giovale Open Deck Observatory for a guided, interactive observing session. After showcasing some planned celestial objects through our 14″ PlaneWave CDK telescope, we’ll let you […]

Local Hotels, Dining, & Attractions

Need a place to land after exploring the cosmos? Check out these Lowell-partnered hotels!

AstroAlert: The Sun like you’ve never seen it before

Hi everyone, The image above might look like something you’d want to consult a dermatologist about, but it’s actually the most detailed image of the Sun ever taken. The new Daniel […]

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AstroAlert: Katherine Johnson, NASA mathematician who broke barriers, has died

[…] age of 101. Born in West Virginia in 1918, Johnson was fascinated by numbers as a little girl. “I counted everything,” she said. “I counted the steps to the road, the […]

AstroAlert: New telescope named in honor of astronomer Vera Rubin

Hi everyone, It was announced this week that a major new telescope will be named in honor of trailblazing astronomer Vera Rubin, who died in 2016. Rubin was a pioneer […]

Lunar Legacy

In a defining moment of the 20th century, astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin broke the bonds of Earth and stepped onto the Moon on July 20, 1969.

Solar System

Saturn’s rings sport a varied nature, as seen in these images taken by the Cassini spacecraft. The B ring is optically thick and bright, while the F ring (inset) is […]

AstroAlert: One moon wasn’t enough…

Hi everyone, Astronomers have announced the discovery of a previously unknown moon orbiting the Earth. That’s right, our planet now has two moons. This new one has even been given a name: […]

Virtual Exhibits

Whether you’re planning a visit or simply want to learn more about Lowell, our selection of virtual exhibits give you a taste of what Mars Hill has to offer. Click […]

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