Life on Mars (Human and … Otherwise)

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On this episode of Star Stuff, Cody Half-Moon, Hailey Osborn, and Lowell Cosmologist Dr. Kyler Kuehn sit down with Dr. Roedolph Opperman to talk about what life in outer space […]

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Clyde Tombaugh, From The Eyes of His Son: We Talk to Alden Tombaugh

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Historians, gather ’round! In this episode of Star Stuff, Cody Half-Moon, Kevin Schindler, and Madi Mooney sit down with Alden Tombaugh and discuss his father, Clyde Tombaugh, and what it […]

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A Night of Discovery at the Orpheum Theater

Friday, February 18 5-8:30pm Experience A Night of Discovery, commemorating the anniversary of Clyde Tombaugh’s discovery of the icy world Pluto on February 18, 1930. This is the keynote event […]

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I♥Pluto Festival 2022 | Who Was Clyde Tombaugh?

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The 2022 I♥Pluto Festival is in full swing! We’ll be celebrating the February 18, 1930 discovery of Pluto from now until February 21st, 2022. Many of our events happening this […]

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I♥Pluto Festival 2022 | History Captured on Glass: The Pluto Discovery Plates

History Captured on Glass: The Pluto Discovery Plates with, Brian Skiff, Lauren Amundson, Dr. Stephen Levine | Hosted by Dr. Amanda Bosh Lowell Observatory has a treasure trove of astronomical […]

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Views of Pluto: From the Past to the Present

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By Claire Gibson, Lowell Educator 92 years of imaging Pluto have allowed a closer and more detailed look at the cold, small body located over 3.2 billion miles away from […]

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I♥Pluto Festival 2022 | Astronomical Time-lapse Imaging: From seconds to Centuries

Astronomical Time-lapse Imaging: From seconds to Centuries Nothing in the universe is static. Whether the bodies are moving or evolving, astronomical events play out in periods ranging from seconds to […]

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I♥Pluto Festival 2022 | Undaunted Exploration: An Astronomer’s Journey Through the Solar System

Robotic spacecraft probing our solar system represent a capstone of human exploration. That capstone resides on a foundation built by astronomical observations revealing scientific questions answerable only by on site […]

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I♥Pluto Festival 2022 | Pluto Art Show Reception

An exhibition featuring Pluto themed art from members of the International Association of Astronomical Artists. The International Association of Astronomical Artists (IAAA), is a non-profit organization whose members implement and […]

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I♥Pluto Festival 2022 | Daily Pluto Tours

Feb12 — 13, 18—20 10am – 4pm Hourly | Lowell Educators Learn about Clyde Tombaugh, the tenacious 23-year-old Kansanite who discovered Pluto in 1930, as well as the arduous process […]

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LOWELL OBSERVATORY PRESS RELEASE: MOTHER ROAD BREWING COMPANY TEAMS WITH LOWELL OBSERVATORY ON “LOWELL LAGER”

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February 10, 2022 Discover Mother Road’s second beer promoting Lowell’s annual I Heart Pluto Festival.  Flagstaff, AZ — Mother Road Brewing Company and Lowell Observatory are pleased to co-create the kind […]

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VIP Tickets on Sale for I Heart Pluto Festival’s VIP Experience

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As part of its 3rd Annual I Heart Pluto Festival, Lowell Observatory is offering a VIP experience that allows participants deluxe access to all festival events. This includes: *Exclusive 5-hour […]

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