PRESS RELEASE: LOWELL OBSERVATORY POINTS PUBLIC TELESCOPES AT SATURN AS RINGED PLANET MAKES CLOSEST APPROACH OF YEAR

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAUGUST 8, 2022 ***Contact details appear below Flagstaff, AZ. – Saturn will soon be at its biggest and brightest of the year, and Lowell Observatory is celebrating with […]

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MEDIA ALERT: PROMINENT SCIENTISTS TO HIGHLIGHT 3RD ANNUAL I HEART PLUTO FESTIVAL

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*Nancy Currie-Gregg is unable to make the Night of Discovery appearance. Taking her place will be paleontologist and wilderness guide, Christa Sadler.* Flagstaff, AZ. – Paleoanthropologist Dr. Donald Johanson, planetary […]

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PRESS RELEASE: LOWELL OBSERVATORY TO REOPEN GENERAL ADMISSION ON NOVEMBER 15

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 20, 2021 Lowell Observatory to Reopen General Admission on November 15 Flagstaff, AZ. – Lowell Observatory will reopen general admission on November 15 with new guest […]

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Lowell Observatory Presents 2nd Annual I Heart Pluto Festival

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PRESS RELEASE JANUARY 27, 2021 Lowell Observatory Presents 2nd Annual I Heart Pluto Festival Flagstaff, AZ. – Lowell Observatory is pleased to present a celebration 91 years in the making: […]

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Michael West Awarded Fulbright Scholarship

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Educational exchange can turn nations into people, contributing as no other form of communication can to the humanizing of international relations. So wrote the longtime United States Senator from Arkansas, […]

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Robert Burnham and his Celestial Handbook

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The appeal of astronomy is both intellectual and aesthetic; it combines the thrill of exploration and discovery, the fun of sight-seeing, and the sheer pleasure of firsthand acquaintance with incredibly […]

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LOWELL OBSERVATORY COMMENCES A SCIENCE-BASED COVID-19 REOPENING PLAN IN ALIGNMENT WITH CDC GUIDELINES

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PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 07 August 2020 LOWELL OBSERVATORY COMMENCES A SCIENCE-BASED COVID-19 REOPENING PLAN IN ALIGNMENT WITH CDC GUIDELINES Flagstaff, AZ. – Employing a cautious and scientifically rigorous […]

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LOWELL OBSERVATORY TEMPORARILY CLOSES ITS VISITOR PROGRAM TO DETER SPREAD OF CORONAVIRUS

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Flagstaff, AZ. – Lowell Observatory is temporarily closing its on-site visitor program in Flagstaff, Arizona, to help deter the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). As a nonprofit research institution that attracts […]

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I HEART PLUTO FESTIVAL TO CELEBRATE 90TH ANNIVERSARY OF PLUTO’S DISCOVERY

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PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 28, 2020 ***Contact details appear below*** I HEART PLUTO FESTIVAL TO CELEBRATE 90th ANNIVERSARY OF PLUTO’S DISCOVERY Flagstaff, AZ. – Lowell Observatory is partnering […]

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Lowell Observatory Sole Trustee W. Lowell Putnam to Receive Honorary Doctorate

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_cta h2=”Feb 20, 2020 Update:”]As of February 2020, The Discovery Channel Telescope (DCT) is now known as the Lowell Discovery Telescope (LDT).[/vc_cta][/vc_column][/vc_row] Northern Arizona University (NAU) is awarding W. Lowell […]

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Book Highlights Pluto’s Connection to Lowell Observatory

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Flagstaff, AZ- Nearly every major Pluto-related discovery has ties to Flagstaff, Arizona, particularly Lowell Observatory. This has led people to call both the city and observatory the “Home of Pluto”. […]

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Lowell Observatory Announces New Public Observing Plaza

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LOWELL OBSERVATORY ANNOUNCES NEW PUBLIC OBSERVING PLAZA Lowell Observatory is now implementing the first phase of a long-range expansion plan with construction of the Giovale Open Deck Observatory (GODO). This […]

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