View from Mars Hill: Schmitt set to be grand marshal in 4th of July parade

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As posted on AZDailySun.com on June 4, 2022 In July of 1964, a newly minted PhD geologist from Harvard University packed his belongings in his ’55 Chevy and left Boston for a […]

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View from Mars Hill: Possible meteor storm in the forecast for May 30

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As posted on AZDailySun.com on May 21, 2022 On the evening of May 30, the sky may come alive with an outburst of meteor activity. The result of a comet […]

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View from Mars Hill: The Lowell Discovery Telescope by the numbers

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As posted on the Arizona Daily Sun website on 3/26/2022. Aluminum is traditionally used to commemorate 10-year anniversaries. That’s appropriate for such a recognition on April 3 as the preeminent […]

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View from Mars Hill: Lowell, Orpheum set to host A Night of Discovery

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On February 18, Lowell Observatory and the Orpheum Theater present A Night of Discovery, commemorating the anniversary of Clyde Tombaugh’s discovery of the icy world Pluto on February 18, 1930. […]

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View From Mars Hill: 12 facts About Jupiter, the King of the Planets

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From the Arizona Daily Sun, October 2, 2021 12 facts about Jupiter, the king of the planets Jupiter continues to shine brightly in the eastern skies just after sunset. Here […]

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View From Mars Hill: Saturn: Alluring, Familiar and Well-positioned

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From the Arizona Daily Sun, September 8, 2021 Saturn, one of the more familiar and alluring features of the night sky, is now well-positioned to wow observers. The farthest planet […]

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