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Lowell Observatory

(Images of America: Arizona)

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Atop a mesa one mile west of downtown Flagstaff, Arizona, sits Lowell Observatory, an astronomical research facility steeped in tradition. Percival Lowell, scion of a Boston Brahmin family, initially established his observatory in 1894 to study the possibility of intelligent life on Mars. Lowell widely popularized his controversial theories, sparking debate among both the ...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published February 1st 2016 by Arcadia Publishing (SC)
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Short book on the history of Lowell Observatory. Not very long but well written and lots of historical pictures. Definitely worth a read.
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