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1400 West Mars Hill Rd

Flagstaff AZ, 86001


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  • Historic campus
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  • Daily science talks
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The Giovale Open Deck Observatory features six advanced telescopes that collectively give you a viewing experience that goes far beyond seeing faint smudges of light.

Upcoming Events

April 27 @ 7:00 pm

Meet An Astronomer

May 4 @ 7:00 pm

Meet An Astronomer

May 11 @ 7:00 pm

Meet A Planetary Astronomer

June 1 @ 7:00 pm

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June 8 @ 7:00 pm

Meet A Planetary Astronomer

July 6 @ 7:00 pm

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Worlds Revealed

Lowell Observatory has been making history beneath the awe-inspiring dark skies of Flagstaff, Arizona, for over 125 years. Experience the past, present, and future of astronomy firsthand.

Walk in the footsteps of prolific figures such as our founder Percival Lowell, Pluto discoverer Clyde Tombaugh, the astronauts of the Apollo Program, and numerous others. History is made every day by our brilliant team of researchers, and discovery awaits you, too. Look through our historic and cutting-edge telescopes yourself to see our universe like you’ve never seen it before.

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Step back in time

Percival Lowell at the Historic Clark Refractor Telescope.

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