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Explore our collection of digital resources, including live streams, kids’ activities, astrophotography, historical documents, and much more.

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Upcoming Videos

Livestream July 21 @ 7pm PDT

There’s Something in the Air | Studying Planetary Atmospheres with the Lowell Discovery Telescope

Join Drs. Amanda Bosh and Stephen Levine and Lowell Historian Kevin Schindler to share how they’ve studied the atmospheres of planets and small solar system bodies with the Lowell Discovery Telescope.

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Livestream July 28 @ 11pm PDT

LIVE Interactive Stargazing | YOU Direct Our Telescope

You will tell Lowell Observatory where to point the telescope in this LIVE Interactive Stargazing experience on June 28 at 11pm PDT!

Get ready for the BRAND NEW Interactive Stargazing 2.0: Discover the skies with Lowell Observatory expert educator and TikTok star Hannah Zigo, live from our Giovale Open Deck Observatory. Make requests for objects you want to see in the night sky! Get even more in-depth knowledge of the night sky with each object we observe through our 14″ PlaneWave CDK telescope, informative presentations, and live chat interaction, all from the comfort of your home! It’s stargazing, reimagined.

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Recent Videos

July 2022

The Mars Hill Outlook: What's In The Sky in July 2022?

Tune in to the latest addition of Mars Hill Outlook, your new source for what to look for in the sky each month. 🔭🪐

Lowell senior educator and TikTok star Ariel Daniel is your eye in the sky, reporting on upcoming astronomical events and how to view planets, stars, and more from your backyard.

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June 30 2022

Asteroid Day 2022 | The Big Impact Event

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Streamed Live June 16

Little Galaxy on the Celestial Prairie | Using the Lowell Discovery Telescope to Study Dwarf Galaxies

While the Milky Way Galaxy contains several hundred billion stars, dwarf galaxies have only 1,000 to a few billion. To better understand these diminutive families of stars and how they form, scientists use some of the world’s most powerful instruments.

Dr. Deidre Hunter and Haylee Archer joined Lowell Historian Kevin Schindler to share how they’ve explored these tiny galaxies with the Lowell Discovery Telescope.

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Cosmic Coffee

A series that explores a different topic in astronomy or planetary science each week.

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Stargazing Reimagined

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Meet an Astronomer

Meet some of Lowell’s astronomers and hear about their research.

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Science Challenges for Kids

STEM challenges kids can do at home.

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Lowell42

Learn about “life, the universe, and everything” through this unique lecture series that connects the humanities to the sciences.

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Experience Wonder

Experience the wonder that is Lowell Observatory.

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Science Stories

Hear about our astronomers’ research and updates about our telescopes.

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Kelly's Space

Science experiments kids can do at home hosted by Lowell Educator Kelly Ferguson.

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From the Archives

Informational features on items from our collections hosted by Lowell Historian Kevin Schindler.

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Flagstaff's Lunar Legacy

Highlights from the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first Apollo mission to the moon.

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Newsworthy

Noteworthy news stories.

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