Telescopes & Facilities
Lowell Observatory operates multiple research telescopes on three campuses in northern Arizona.
Telescopes for Public Viewing
A Tradition of Cutting-Edge Research
Lowell has been at the forefront of astronomical research for well over a century, with critical discoveries made from the inner solar system to the far reaches of the universe. The first detection of the expanding universe and the discovery of Pluto are but two of the foundation blocks upon which Lowell’s legacy of research has been built.Explore Our Research History