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Upcoming Videos

May 15 @ 7:15pm PDT

Total Lunar Eclipse

Join Lowell Observatory in viewing the 2022 Total Lunar Eclipse LIVE from the Giovale Open Deck Observatory! Starting at 7:15pm PDT on Sunday, May 15, we will be streaming the eclipse using our state-of-the-art 12″ Planewave Telescope. Watch eclipse-themed presentations from members of Lowell’s superstar staff and enjoy live views of the eclipse as it approaches totality in our pristine dark skies!

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Mars Hill Almanac

April 2022

Tune into Mars Hill Almanac each month to see what’s happening in the night sky. This month we discuss prominent spring constellations and some of the tons of galaxies in view this month!
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Streamed Live April 17

Home of the Stars | Stars with the Lowell Discovery Telescope

Stars come in a variety of sizes, colors, and temperatures, and scientists use a variety of observing methods to study them. The LDT, with its suite of instruments, is ideal for such a study. Hear about Lowell’s cutting-edge research on stars from our panel of stellar astronomers (they not only study stars but are very good at it – that’s why we call them stellar!)

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Streamed Live April 16

Lowell 42: Imagining the Future of Space with Ed Finn

The stars have never been closer: even elementary school students have sent satellites to orbit, and the costs of launching are dropping dramatically. What happens when we see space as a canvas for human imagination? In this talk, we voyaged to several space futures we dreamed up at ASU’s Center for Science and the Imagination and find out what they can teach us about the universe, ourselves, and life on Spaceship Earth.

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Series

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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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