Lowell Observatory Begins A Slow Reopening Plan

Lowell Observatory is instituting a slow reopening plan after being closed to the public since March due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The observatory’s plan, in the initial reopening phase, offers an open-air stargazing experience that limits on-site guests to groups of less than ten people. Lowell Observatory’s Kevin Schindler says the groups of ten or […]

Lowell Observatory Reopens To Science Operations, Still Closed To The Public

Lowell Observatory has resumed science operations after stopping due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Operations resumed Monday under new protocols at the observatory. Scientists immediately went to work studying the Comet Atlas, which started to break up in early March. Astronomers started capturing images of the comet that was discovered in late 2019. Even though work […]

Lowell Observatory To Close Until Further Notice Due To The Coronavirus Pandemic

Lowell Observatory is closing its doors after tonight until further notice due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The observatory hosts over 100-thousand visitors a year, and with the travel season getting ready to ramp up officials deemed it in their best interest to close until further notice to help slow the spread of the virus. Officials […]

Lowell Observatory To Celebrate 50th Anniversary Of The Moon Landing Saturday

Lowell Observatory has a special day planned Saturday to mark the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing. The observatory played a key role in the moon missions, including moon maping and astronaut training. Former Apollo astronaut Neil Armstrong narrated a video that will be shown at the observatory. He was in Flagstaff back in 2012 […]