Saturn through Lowell Observatory's 24-inch Clark Telescope

PRESS RELEASE: LOWELL OBSERVATORY POINTS PUBLIC TELESCOPES AT SATURN AS RINGED PLANET MAKES CLOSEST APPROACH OF YEAR

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAUGUST 8, 2022 ***Contact details appear below Flagstaff, AZ. – Saturn will soon be at its biggest and brightest of the year, and Lowell Observatory is celebrating with […]

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View from Mars Hill: Schmitt set to be grand marshal in 4th of July parade

As posted on AZDailySun.com on June 4, 2022 In July of 1964, a newly minted PhD geologist from Harvard University packed his belongings in his ’55 Chevy and left Boston for a […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Meteor Crater & Barringer Space Museum Teams with Lowell Observatory to Present Asteroid Day Flagstaff–Big Impact Event on June 30

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJUNE 10, 2022 ***Contact details appear below***Event Website: https://www.asteroiddayaz.com/  Flagstaff, AZ. – Meteor Crater and Lowell Observatory will host a one-day public event centered around asteroids and their […]

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View from Mars Hill: Possible meteor storm in the forecast for May 30

As posted on AZDailySun.com on May 21, 2022 On the evening of May 30, the sky may come alive with an outburst of meteor activity. The result of a comet […]

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Magellan 6.5-meter telescope domes

PRESS RELEASE: MASSIVE STARS PRODUCE LESS OXYGEN THAN PREVIOUSLY BELIEVED; MAY EXPLAIN EXISTENCE OF HEAVY BLACK HOLES

Flagstaff, AZ. – An international team of scientists has determined that massive stars do not make as much oxygen as previously thought. The finding is highly unexpected and has implications […]

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PRESS RELEASE: LOWELL OBSERVATORY NAMES FIRST PERCIVAL LOWELL SCHOLAR

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 26, 2022 ***Contact details appear below***Flagstaff, AZ. – This year, Lowell Observatory introduced the Percival Lowell Postdoctoral Fellowship to support early-career scientists who wish to pursue independent […]

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PRESS RELEASE: AMANDA BOSH, CHRISTOPH KELLER HEADLINE NEW EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP AT LOWELL OBSERVATORY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 14, 2022 ***Contact details appear below*** Flagstaff, AZ. – Lowell Observatory has appointed Dr. Amanda Bosh to the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer and Dr. […]

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Composite image of 2017 total solar eclipse

PRESS RELEASE – ECLIPSE OVER TEXAS: LIVE FROM WACO TO CELEBRATE APRIL 8, 2024 TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 8, 2022, 2 pm CDT ***Contact details appear below***Website: eclipseovertexas2024.com ECLIPSE OVER TEXAS: LIVE FROM WACO TO CELEBRATE APRIL 8, 2024 TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE A total solar eclipse […]

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PRESS CONFERENCE IN WACO, TEXAS, TO ANNOUNCE PLANS FOR ECLIPSE OVER TEXAS 2024: LIVE FROM WACO

MEDIA ALERTApril 4, 2022 ***Contact details appear below***Virtual link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NLUBekXUXy8 PRESS CONFERENCE IN WACO, TEXAS, TO ANNOUNCE PLANS FOR ECLIPSE OVER TEXAS 2024: LIVE FROM WACO On April 8, 2024, […]

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Total Lunar Eclipse Coming in May

Total Lunar Eclipse One of the most dramatic and easily viewed celestial events—a total lunar eclipse—is fast approaching. It happens on May 15/16 and will be visible from across North […]

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The image shows star trails over the Lowell Discovery Telescope dome. Joe Llama

View from Mars Hill: The Lowell Discovery Telescope by the numbers

As posted on the Arizona Daily Sun website on 3/26/2022. Aluminum is traditionally used to commemorate 10-year anniversaries. That’s appropriate for such a recognition on April 3 as the preeminent […]

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The Crab Nebula is the 1st object listed in the Messier Catalog

MEDIA ALERT: LOWELL OBSERVATORY PRESENTS MESSIER MARATHON STAR PARTY ON MARCH 11

MEDIA ALERTMarch 8, 2022 Event link: Messier Marathon 2022: An Overnight Virtual Star Party » Lowell Observatory Flagstaff, AZ. – On March 11, Lowell Observatory will host a star party […]

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