‘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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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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Who Was Elizabeth Roemer?

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Meet the Star(gazer) of the Putnam Collection Center’s Newest Display Lowell Observatory Archives is proud to announce a new exhibit in the Putnam Collection Center that seeks to highlight the […]

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Discover the Life and Legacy of Robert Burnham, Jr. in the Rotunda Museum

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While Robert Burnham’s tragic life ended in obscurity, his beloved handbook lives on and is a staple in the library of thousands of astronomers, professional and amateur alike. A new […]

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8 Things to Do at Lowell Observatory During the Daytime

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By Claire Gibson, Lowell Educator Now that the weather is warm and the daytime is long, check out this list of fun activities to do at Lowell Observatory during the […]

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“Big Red” will carry grand marshal in Flagstaff’s July 4th Parade

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Percival Lowell’s cherry-red 1911 Stevens-Duryea automobile, affectionately nicknamed “Big Red” by Lowell staff, typically resides in the lobby area of the Putnam Collection Center as a display piece. This July, […]

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Mars Hill Quick Report: June 13-19

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Introducing the Mars Hill Quick Report, a bite-size weekly news update from Lowell Observatory! Each week, we’ll give you the short version of upcoming events at Lowell and beyond, plus a […]

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Mars Hill Quick Report: May 30 – June 5

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Introducing the Mars Hill Quick Report, a bite-size weekly news update from Lowell Observatory! Each week, we’ll give you the short version of upcoming events, and a little dash of […]

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Total Lunar Eclipse Coming in May

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Total Lunar Eclipse One of the most dramatic and easily viewed celestial events—a total lunar eclipse—is fast approaching. It happens on May 15/16 and will be visible from across North […]

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Strange Goings-on at the Clark Refractor

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The 24-inch Clark Refractor has seen its share of bizarre observing nights throughout its 125-year history. Visiting scientist Jim Christy experienced one firsthand, on an evening that include falling bolts […]

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Infinite Wonders Await at The Astronomy Discovery Center

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Something big is coming to Mars Hill—a brand new visitor center! Construction on the Kemper and Ethel Marley Foundation Astronomy Discovery Center (ADC) is underway, with plans to open by […]

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