I Heart Pluto 2024 | Night of Discovery Event

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I Heart Pluto 2024 | Night of Discovery Event Doors @ 6pm | Show @ 7pm On the evening of February 18, 2024, Lowell Observatory and the Orpheum Theater will […]

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[PRESS RELEASE] Diana Gabaldon To Headline Lowell Observatory’s 2024 I Heart Pluto Festival

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Lowell Observatory is pleased to announce Diana Gabaldon as the keynote speaker for the 2024 I Heart Pluto Festival’s Night of Discovery event. Gabaldon is an award-winning author and the […]

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Celestial Alert: Geminid Meteor Shower Peaks December 14

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[December 07, 2023] The Geminid Meteor Shower peaks on the night of December 13th and into the morning of the 14th. This is considered to be the best meteor shower […]

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Press Release: LOWELL OBSERVATORY & GRAND CANYON CONSERVANCY PARTNER IN LIVESTREAM EVENT

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November 2, 2023 LOWELL OBSERVATORY AND GRAND CANYON CONSERVANCY PARTNER IN LIVESTREAM EVENT: NATIVE CONSTELLATION STORYTELLING FOR WINTER SKIES [Flagstaff; Grand Canyon, Arizona] – Lowell Observatory is proud to announce a unique […]

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Celestial Alert: Jupiter at Opposition

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CELESTIAL ALERT October 25, 2023 JUPITER AT OPPOSITION   [OCTOBER 25, 2023] On November 2, Jupiter will be in opposition, meaning it will be at its biggest and brightest of […]

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PRESS RELEASE: LOWELL OBSERVATORY CELEBRATES THE ANNULAR SOLAR ECLIPSE ON OCT 14

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LOWELL OBSERVATORY CELEBRATES THE ANNULAR SOLAR ECLIPSE ON OCTOBER 14 WITH “RING OF FIRE” ECLIPSE PARTY Solar telescopes, expanded hours of operation, eclipse programming, and refreshments for purchase will be […]

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Itinerary For a Perfect Fall 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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We Got Time on the Hubble Space Telescope – Now What?

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We Got Time on the Hubble Space Telescope – Now What?   For astronomers to “get time on” the Hubble Space Telescope, they first need to write a proposal and […]

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What is an Annular Solar Eclipse?

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What is an Annular Solar Eclipse? Despite its name, an annular solar eclipse technically isn’t an eclipse of the Sun; it’s an occultation of the Sun by the Moon. An […]

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Planets in Opposition This Year

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Planets in Opposition This Year   It’s officially planet season! When a planet is in opposition to the Earth, it appears bigger and brighter than usual in the night sky. […]

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On This Day: Voyager 2 Flies By Saturn

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On This Day: Voyager 2 Flies By Saturn On August 25, 1981, the Voyager 2 spacecraft completed a historic flyby of Saturn. Today (8/25/2023) is the 35th anniversary of this […]

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Media Alert: Perseids Meteor Shower

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Media Alert: Perseids Meteor Shower The passing of July to August signals the arrival of one of the most prominent and reliable meteor showers, the Perseids. It has wowed observers […]

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