Tag: lowell observatory

Pluto Discovery Telescope Grand Reopening

| March 4, 2018
Pluto Discovery Telescope Grand Reopening

Come see the hard work of Lowell Observatory’s Pluto Restoration team. Stand in the place of Clyde Tombaugh himself, and experience history in the making as they “cut the ribbon” on their prized, newly renovated Pluto Discovery Telescope at 3:00pm.

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LOCKs: Preschool- Matter: Density

| February 25, 2018
LOCKs: Preschool- Matter: Density

Topic:
Matter: Density

Highlights:
Children will construct a density tester.

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LOCKs: Preschool – Constellations

| February 9, 2018
LOCKs: Preschool – Constellations

Topic:
Constellations: Constellations Change

Highlights:
Children will participate in activities to learn about changes in the night sky.

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Community Day

| January 7, 2018
Community Day

Come enjoy FREE admission for Flagstaff Locals and NAU students.

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Meet an Astronomer

| December 16, 2017
Meet an Astronomer

There aren’t many places in the world where the public can meet a professional astronomer and ask him or her questions. Come up to Mars Hill and meet a Lowell astronomer and take a peek at real-time images of planets, stars, galaxies and other celestial objects to be displayed on a large television screen outdoors with the new MallinCam. This is your opportunity to see interesting objects in the night sky, learn about an astronomer’s research, and ask questions you might have about any topic in astronomy.

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LOCKs: Preschool | Space Travel: Mars

| December 10, 2017
LOCKs: Preschool | Space Travel: Mars

Children will construct Mars rovers and perform experiments on a simulated martian surface.

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Taurids and Leonids Meteor Shower

| November 12, 2017
Taurids and Leonids Meteor Shower

Family-friendly activities designed to teach visitors about the cause of meteor showers at 6 p.m. Learn about the source of the Leonids Meteor Shower and get viewing tips during a lecture at 7 p.m.

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Taurids and Leonids Meteor Shower

| November 4, 2017
Taurids and Leonids Meteor Shower

Family-friendly activities designed to teach visitors about the cause of meteor showers at 6 p.m. Learn about the source of the Leonids Meteor Shower and get viewing tips during a lecture at 7 p.m.

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LOCKs Preschool Astronomy

| September 16, 2017
LOCKs Preschool Astronomy

Science is not just for adults!

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Holiday Star Fest

| January 23, 2017
Holiday Star Fest

Lowell Observatory will be open Sunday February 19 until 10 p.m. in celebration of the holiday weekend.

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