Lowell Observatory: 1894 By Percival Lowell

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One mile west of Flagstaff, Arizona stands a mesa known as Mars Hill, which provides unobstructed views of the sky. Perched on the top of the mesa is the historic Lowell Observatory, built in 1894 by Percival Lowell. Today, Lowell Observatory is still the center of space research and discoveries.

Lowell Observatory happily welcomes the public to experience the historic landmark and museums. Filled with telescopes, museums, and collections the 750-acre facility offers plenty of activities. The excitement of visiting the Pluto Discovery Telescope, Clark Refractor, and Discovery Channel Telescope is unbelievable. Along with the telescopes, the Rotunda Museum and Putnam Collection Center offer great insights into space discoveries. Lowell offers

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