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Clark 125th Anniversary | Imaging Jupiter | Virtual

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Clark 125th Anniversary | Imaging Jupiter Join us for a Livestream celebration of the 125th anniversary of the historic Clark Refractor! The program runs from 9:30-10:15 pm PDT and includes: - Lowell Historian Kevin Schindler will discuss historic instruments used on the Clark for imaging: cameras, spectrograph, comet eyepiece, etc. - Lowell educators at the […]

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Interactive Stargazing | September 7, 2021

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Interactive Stargazing | September 7, 2021 Join Lowell Observatory educators at the Giovale Open Deck Observatory (https://lowell.edu/godo) at 8:30 PM PDT for a guided, interactive observing session. After showcasing some planned celestial objects through our 14" PlaneWave CDK telescope, we’ll let you choose which objects to see next via the YouTube and Facebook chat functions. […]

Clark 125th Anniversary | Celebrating Saturn

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Clark 125th Anniversary | Celebrating Saturn Join us for a Livestream to celebrate the historic Clark Refractor’s 125th anniversary! We will be streaming live from the Clark Dome from 9:30 pm - 10:15 pm PDT. Lowell Historian Kevin Schindler will discuss the evolution of the Clark Refractor’s tracking system, from an old clock drive to […]

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Flagstaff Star Party & Interactive Stargazing

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Flagstaff Star Party & Interactive Stargazing | Thursday, September 28, 2021 at 8pm The Flagstaff Star Party joins with Lowell Observatory on September 28 at 8 pm PDT for virtual, interactive stargazing ahead of the on-site star party at Buffalo Park (http://www.flagstaffdarkskies.org/the-flagstaff-star-party/). Broadcasting live from Lowell’s Giovale Open Deck Observatory (https://lowell.edu/godo), astronomer Dr. David Koerner […]

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AAS DPS Sagan Medal Talk 2021 | Dr. Adam Frank

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For The Love of Science: Following Carl Sagan’s Legacy In An Era of Science Denial We live in a paradoxical time where science and technology dominate human culture, while, in certain domains, scientific results have become so highly politicized that it threatens the health of the entire endeavor. In this dangerous historical moment, 2021 Sagan […]

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Interactive Stargazing with Hailey & Wesley | October 5, 2021

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Join Lowell Observatory educators at the Giovale Open Deck Observatory (https://lowell.edu/godo) at 7:30 PM PDT for a guided, interactive observing session. After showcasing some planned celestial objects through our 14" PlaneWave CDK telescope, we’ll let you choose which objects to see next via the YouTube and Facebook chat functions. It's stargazing, reimagined. This event was […]

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AAS DPS Sagan Medal Talk 2021 | Dr. Nicolle Zellner

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Fly Me to the Moon? | The Story of the First Lady Astronaut Trainees The Carl Sagan Medal (“Sagan Medal”) is awarded annually by the Division for Planetary Sciences of the American Astronomical Society. It recognizes and honors outstanding communication by an active planetary scientist to the general public. It is to be awarded to […]

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National Astronomy Day 2021 | The Mystery of Young Stars

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National Astronomy Day is on Saturday, October 9, and we’re celebrating with a special live event featuring PhD student Lauren Biddle! Lauren is currently pursuing her PhD in Astronomy and Planetary Science at Northern Arizona University, working closely with Lowell astronomers Dr. Joe Llama and Dr. Lisa Prato. Lauren’s work aims to improve our understanding […]

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Interactive Stargazing – Andromeda Galaxy, Triangulum Galaxy, & The Moon

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Join Lowell Observatory educators at the Giovale Open Deck Observatory (https://lowell.edu/godo), at 7:00 PM PDT for a guided, interactive observing session. After showcasing some planned celestial objects through our 14" PlaneWave CDK telescope, we’ll let you choose which objects to see next via YouTube's chat function. It's stargazing, reimagined. *Note: Programming may be canceled due […]

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International Observe the Moon Night 2021 | How Lowell Helped Launch Apollo 11

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International Observe the Moon Night 2021 | How Lowell Helped Launch Apollo 11 International Observe the Moon Night is on Saturday, October 16! Join us at 7pm PDT for a live Q&A session with Lowell historian Kevin Schindler. Kevin will delve into Lowell’s involvement in the first-ever Moon landing, including the Apollo astronauts’ visit to […]