NASA DART Mission a Success

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On Monday, September 26, 2022, people all around the world watched live as NASA’s unprecedented DART spacecraft impacted the surface of asteroid Dimorphos the smaller member of the binary asteroid […]

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Mars Hill Quick Report: September 26 – October 2

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Welcome back to the Mars Hill Quick Report, a bite-sized weekly news update from Lowell Observatory! Each week, we’ll give you the short version of upcoming events at Lowell and beyond, […]

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Jupiter at Opposition

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By Claire Gibson, Lowell Educator When looking up to the night sky, you may have noticed a large bright shining object in the Eastern sky. The object isn’t a UFO, […]

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Mars Hill Quick Report: September 19-25

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Welcome back to the Mars Hill Quick Report, a bite-sized weekly news update from Lowell Observatory! Each week, we’ll give you the short version of upcoming events at Lowell and beyond, […]

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PRESS RELEASE: LOWELL OBSERVATORY POINTS PUBLIC TELESCOPES AT JUPITER AS IT MAKES CLOSEST APPROACH IN DECADES

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESEPTEMBER 20, 2022 ***Contact details appear belowFlagstaff, AZ. – Jupiter will soon appear bigger and brighter than it has been for 70 years, and Lowell Observatory is celebrating […]

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Who Was Elizabeth Roemer?

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Meet the Star(gazer) of the Putnam Collection Center’s Newest Display Lowell Observatory Archives is proud to announce a new exhibit in the Putnam Collection Center that seeks to highlight the […]

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Lowell Observatory by Dennis Ashton

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The following is an article written by Dennis Ashton, a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society and a presenter for Wonderdome, a mobile planetarium company that brings immersive planetarium shows […]

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PRESS RELEASE: LOWELL DISCOVERY TELESCOPE PLAYS KEY ROLE IN DART PLANETARY DEFENSE TEST MISSION

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SEPTEMBER 13, 2022 ***Contact details appear below Flagstaff, AZ. – Within two weeks, the DART spacecraft will impact the asteroid moon Dimorphos as it completes the world’s […]

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Mars Hill Quick Report: September 12-18

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Welcome back to the Mars Hill Quick Report, a bite-sized weekly news update from Lowell Observatory! Each week, we’ll give you the short version of upcoming events at Lowell and beyond, […]

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Mars Hill Quick Report: September 5 – 11

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Welcome back to the Mars Hill Quick Report, a bite-sized weekly news update from Lowell Observatory! Each week, we’ll give you the short version of upcoming events at Lowell and beyond, […]

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Discover the Life and Legacy of Robert Burnham, Jr. in the Rotunda Museum

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While Robert Burnham’s tragic life ended in obscurity, his beloved handbook lives on and is a staple in the library of thousands of astronomers, professional and amateur alike. A new […]

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View from Mars Hill: Robert Burnham and his Celestial Handbook

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As published on the Arizona Daily Sun website on August 13, 2022. The appeal of astronomy is both intellectual and aesthetic; it combines the thrill of exploration and discovery, the […]

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