View from Mars Hill: The return of the Perseid Meteor Shower

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View from Mars Hill: The return of the Perseid Meteor Shower As posted on the Arizona Daily Sun website on 07/25/2023 The passing of July to August signals the arrival […]

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Saturn to Be at Its Biggest and Brightest in August

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Saturn to Be at Its Biggest and Brightest in August   On the evening of August 26th and into the early morning hours of the 27th, Earth will pass between […]

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Summer 2023 Brings a Supermoon Season

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The coming months will bring a whopping 4 full Supermoons, leading to what we like to call a Supermoon season. Read on to learn what a Supermoon is, when these […]

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KEVIN SCHINDLER SERVES AS ASTRONOMER IN RESIDENCE AT GRAND CANYON

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PRESS RELEASE: KEVIN SCHINDLER SERVES AS ASTRONOMER IN RESIDENCE AT GRAND CANYON Lowell Historian & Public Information Officer Kevin Schindler has just returned from his 1-month tour of duty as […]

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Itinerary for a Summer Day at the 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 summer […]

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How to Observe the 2023 Lyrids Meteor Shower

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The Lyrids meteor shower peaks on the evening of April 21 and into the early morning hours of April 22. What is the Lyrids Meteor Shower? A meteor is a […]

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The Founding of Lowell Observatory

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On April 3, 1894, an Easterner named Andrew Douglass checked into Flagstaff’s Bank Hotel. Douglass may have looked like an ordinary visitor, but his luggage was anything but ordinary. Included […]

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Star Stuff Podcast Nominated for a 2023 Viola Awards

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Creative Flagstaff’s 15th annual Viola Awards are set to take place at the historic Orpheum Theater on April 1, 2023. This award ceremony aims to celebrate creative excellence in the […]

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NEW ANIMATION PREVIEWS LOWELL OBSERVATORY’S ASTRONOMY DISCOVERY CENTER

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Lowell Observatory today released a sneak-peak animation of its Kemper and Ethel Marley Foundation Astronomy Discovery Center, which will open in fall 2024.   Flagstaff, AZ. – The Kemper and Ethel […]

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Press Release: Assessing the Impact of the DART Mission

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ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF THE DART MISSION Scientists use telescopes around the world, including two at Lowell Observatory, to help determine how much DART changed the orbit of asteroid moon […]

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I Heart Pluto Festival 2023 | Pluto Pub Crawl

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With the I Heart Pluto Festival just one week away, we’re getting hyped for all the special events and activities that will be happening both on and off our Mars […]

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I Heart Pluto Festival 2023 | Meet Our Out-of-this-World Community Partners

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The only thing we love more than Pluto here on Mars Hill is our incredible Flagstaff community! This year, the I Heart Pluto Festival is being supported by a group […]

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