Lowell Observatory, Flagstaff Photos

Percival Lowell started the observatory in 1894 to observe Mars & plot its canals. In 1930, the observatory discovered Pluto, ninth planet in the solar system. Lowell is buried on the grounds.

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Lowell Observatory (1916). Flagstaff, AZ.Lowell Observatory observer's chair where Percival Lowell sat to draw the canals of Mars. Flagstaff, AZ.Lowell Observatory telescope. Flagstaff, AZ.Lowell Observatory observation dome used in the discovery of planet Pluto. Flagstaff, AZ.
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Lowell Observatory Pluto observation dome detail. Flagstaff, AZ.Lowell Observatory small telescope with photo plate unit used in the discovery of planet Pluto. Flagstaff, AZ.Percival Lowell (1855-1916) mausoleum at Lowell Observatory. Flagstaff, AZ.Painting of Percival Lowell & astronomy discoveries at Lowell Observatory. Flagstaff, AZ.
Lowell Observatory. Flagstaff, AZ.


Meeting hall at Lowell Observatory. Flagstaff, AZ.



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