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AstroAlert: Cosmos returns!

Hi everyone, [vcex_spacing size=”10px”] If you enjoyed Carl Sagan’s original Cosmos television series from the 1980s and/or its more recent sequel hosted by Neil deGrasse Tyson, then here’s some good news. National […]

The Lowell Observatory Solar Eclipse Experience

The Lowell Observatory Solar Eclipse Experience For more about programming, sponsorship opportunities, and how to attend see our eclipse website: August 20-22, 2017 Email: To celebrate the 2017 Total Solar […]

Restore the Pluto Telescope

You’ve got to have a pretty thick skin to be Pluto. Since this pint-sized planet first appeared to humans in 1930, people have picked on it. They’ve called Pluto the […]

AstroAlert: Three astronomers share the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics!

Hi everyone, [vcex_spacing size=”10px”] Great news – the 2019 Nobel Prize in physics has been awarded to three astronomers/astrophysicists! [vcex_spacing size=”10px”] Canadian cosmologist Jim Peebles is a pioneer in the […]

AZ Meteor- June 2nd 2016

New information about the meteor seen over Arizona and parts of New Mexico on June 2, 2016. According to Lowell Observatory’s Dr. Nick Moskovitz the meteor seen in the early […]

AstroAlert: You can help name Saturn’s newly discovered moons

Hi everyone, [vcex_spacing size=”10px”] Twenty additional moons have recently been discovered around Saturn, bringing the total to 82 known companions around the ringed planet. And you can help name them! […]

DCT helps to identify incoming object

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_cta h2=”Feb 20, 2020 Update:”]As of February 2020, The Discovery Channel Telescope (DCT) is now known as the Lowell Discovery Telescope (LDT).[/vc_cta][/vc_column][/vc_row] Check out some of the great work being […]

AstroAlert: Lowell Observatory’s Lunar Legacy

Hi everyone, As you probably know, this week marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission that landed Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the Moon’s surface on July […]