Saturn

What is the Saturn Opposition?

  By Claire Gibson, Lowell Educator In the next few weeks of August, gaze to the southeastern night sky so see Saturn at its biggest and brightest for the year! […]

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The Rotunda Museum with flowers in the foreground.

8 Things to Do at Lowell Observatory During the Daytime

By Claire Gibson, Lowell Educator Now that the weather is warm and the daytime is long, check out this list of fun activities to do at Lowell Observatory during the […]

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Meet the 6 Public Telescopes of the GODO

By Claire Gibson, Lowell Educator Did you know that Lowell Observatory has more than eight telescopes dedicated to the use of the public? Six of these telescopes are state of […]

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Asteroid Day 2022: Looking Back on Lowell’s Impact

By Claire Gibson, Lowell Educator Asteroid Day is on June 30, and Lowell Observatory has a rich history of asteroid discovery. Starting in 1905 to the early 2000s, Lowell Observatory […]

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The Story of Pluto: A Virtual Exhibit from Lowell Archives

In the spring of 2021, NAU student Melissa Valenzuela was awarded the NAU/NASA Space Research Grant to design a virtual exhibit about Pluto. She started her internship at Lowell Observatory […]

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What is a Lunar Eclipse?

By Claire Gibson, Lowell Educator May 15, 2022 8:29 pm– This year’s first total lunar eclipse will sweep across the Americas, Europe, and Africa. Mark your calendars for the longest […]

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Views of Pluto: From the Past to the Present

By Claire Gibson, Lowell Educator 92 years of imaging Pluto have allowed a closer and more detailed look at the cold, small body located over 3.2 billion miles away from […]

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