Restore the Pluto Discovery Telescope

by Lowell Observatory

Founded in 1894, Lowell Observatory is the largest independent research observatory in the world. We combine cutting-edge astronomical research, science education and outreach programs, and stewardship of 122 years of scientific heritage. Pluto was discovered at Lowell Observatory by Clyde Tombaugh in 1930. Lowell astronomer Vesto Slipher detected the Doppler shifts of other galaxies for the first time in 1912, which was the first evidence that the universe is expanding. Our astronomers and...

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