Celebrating Lowell Observatory’s 128th Anniversary

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In an increasingly bright world, dark skies are becoming difficult to come by. Light pollution, smog, and man-made objects in Earth’s orbit are making astronomical observation more and more difficult […]

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The Secrets of Lowell Observatory

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Star Stuff – Episode 03: “The Secrets of Lowell Observatory” In this episode of Star Stuff, Cody Half-Moon and Madi Mooney are joined by Lowell Historian Kevin Schindler to discuss […]

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Clark 125th Anniversary | First Light

Clark 125th Anniversary | First Light On July 23, 1896, Lowell Observatory’s 24-inch Clark Refractor saw first light. Thus began the life of one of the world’s most storied telescopes. […]

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Clark 125th Anniversary | Binary Star Research

Clark 125th Anniversary | Binary Star Research Join us for a livestream celebration of the 125th anniversary of the historic Clark Refractor from 9:30-10:15 pm PDT! Lowell Historian Kevin Schindler […]

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Salts in the Solar System

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In a recent live stream presentation, Lowell Observatory astronomer Jennifer Hanley talked about salts in the solar system. She specifically looked at Mars and Jupiter’s moon Europa. This research is […]

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Founding of Lowell Documented in Correspondence

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For several years archivists at Lowell Observatory have been digitizing historic records. The most recent effort focuses on correspondence between Percival Lowell and Andrew Douglass that documents the founding of […]

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