Nicole Stott Headlines I Heart Pluto Festival

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As Lowell Observatory Director Jeff Hall has explained, the mission of Lowell Observatory can be distilled down to this – communicating science. Our scientists explore the universe and communicate their […]

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The 2023 I Heart Pluto Festival

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Celebrating the 93rd Anniversary of Pluto’s Discovery In less than a month, we will be celebrating the 3rd annual I Heart Pluto Festival! This three-day celebration will have food, drinks, […]

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Celestial Events in 2023

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Happy New Year from all of us here at Lowell Observatory. If you’re wondering what the new year will bring to the night skies, look no further than this Celestial […]

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Press Release: Study Reveals Secrets of Scorching Hot Super-Earth

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Flagstaff, AZ. – A new study suggests that interactions between the scorching hot planet 55 Cancri e (abbreviated 55 Cnc e) and its parent star forced the planet to a […]

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Meet the GODO Telescopes: Starstructure 32” Dobsonian

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Written in collaboration with Claire Gibson, Lowell Educator Each of the Giovale Open Deck Observatory (GODO)’s six state-of-the-art telescopes were hand-selected to provide a breathtaking stargazing experience that is unrivaled […]

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‘Star Stuff: A Space Poddity’ Ranked Among Top Astronomy Podcasts

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Since Star Stuff’s humble beginnings in January of 2022, it’s become a standout among astronomy podcasts — all thanks to its loyal base of listeners! With season 2 on the […]

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Itinerary For a Perfect Day at Lowell Observatory

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So, you’d like to visit the observatory, but you’re not sure of the best way to budget your time? Never fear: check out this sample itinerary of a perfect fall […]

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Meet the GODO Telescopes: 8” Moonraker Victorian Refractor

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Written in collaboration with Claire Gibson & Hailey Osborn, Lowell Educators Each of the Giovale Open Deck Observatory (GODO)’s six state-of-the-art telescopes were hand-selected to provide a breathtaking stargazing experience […]

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Mars Hill Quick Report: October 24 – 30

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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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How to Spend Halloween at Lowell Observatory

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Spooky Season is upon us! If you’re looking for festive fun this month, look no further than Mars Hill for the best thrills and chills!

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New Image Reveals Comet-Like Tail Trailing DART Target Dimorphos

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Scientists have captured a stunning image of an extensive plume of debris emanating from the asteroid moon Dimorphos. The plume stretches more than 600 miles (10,000 kilometers) and was created […]

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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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