On Thursday, November 2 at 8pm, Lowell Observatory will hold a special event for Members to celebrate the Jupiter opposition. Read more about the “Jupiter Jubilee” member-exclusive event here. To become a member or if you have any questions about the “Jupiter Jubilee” event, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Telescope viewing of Jupiter at its biggest and brightest.
Opposition is November 2, 2023. Viewing will be best until mid-December. Come to Lowell to see the opposition Wednesdays – Sundays from sunset to 10pm.
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About Lowell Observatory
Lowell Observatory is a leading astronomical research institution, National Historical Landmark, and one of the most popular nighttime tourist destinations in Arizona. A staff of astronomers and planetary scientists work to reveal our universe with unparalleled academic freedom and access to advanced instrumentation, including the observatory’s own 4.3-meter Lowell Discovery Telescope, which is the 5th-largest optical telescope in the continental United States.
Lowell Observatory’s state-of-the-art public telescopes provide incredible views of the cosmos. General Admission includes constellation tours, historical exhibits, and access to the Giovale Open Deck Observatory.
Established in 1894, Lowell Observatory boasts a long history of astronomical research and discovery, including VM Slipher’s revolutionary recessional velocity measurements and Clyde Tombaugh’s discovery of Pluto. Lowell’s exhibits highlight observatory founder Percival Lowell; Pluto’s discovery; current astronomical research; and more. Explore the observatory’s beautiful scenic grounds atop Mars Hill, which overlooks historic downtown Flagstaff, and see why the community is recognized as the world’s first International Dark Sky City. lowell.edu