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Celebrate Asteroid Day Flagstaff At Lowell Observatory And Meteor Crater Saturday

From Asteroid Day AZ Website

Asteroid Day Flagstaff is a one-day public event centered around asteroids and their impact on Earth. Meteor Crater, Barringer Space Museum and Lowell Observatory will co-host different activities at their respective locations. Meteor Crater will host guest speakers, live music, food trucks, and face painting from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. They will also offer a full-rim tour at 9 a.m. Then in the evening, Lowell Observatory will host space talks from researchers and astronomers from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. After dark, visitors can end the day stargazing through Lowell Observatory’s telescopes. Asteroid Day Flagstaff has been celebrated since 2014. It is generally held on June 30th because the largest recorded asteroid impact on Earth happened on the same day in 1908. To purchase tickets, visit asteroiddayaz.com.

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