Lowell amateur collaborator’s work for Dr. Deidre Hunter featured by NASA

Image Credit & Copyright: Stephen Leshin, Collaboration: Dr. Deidre Hunter and LARI

Lowell Amateur Research Initiative (LARI) collaborator Stephen Leshin recently submitted an image of Barnard’s Galaxy, NGC 6822, to NASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD). The beautiful image was captured in collaboration with Lowell astronomer and Deputy Director for Science Dr. Deidre Hunter as part of the LITTLE THINGS dwarf galaxy survey. APOD is featuring the image today (Fri., Feb. 8th) with a plug for LARI and LITTLE THINGS. Thanks so much to Steve and all our LARI collaborators for the amazing work they do for us!

For today’s NASA APOD featuring this image, click here.

For more about LARI, click here.

For more about LITTLE THINGS, click here.

Also, today is our first Second Friday Science Night at Lowell, with fun experiments at 6 PM and 8 PM, and a 7 PM talk by astronomer Wes Lockwood about how Flagstaff got to be the World’s First International Dark Sky City and why it matters to everyone. For more about special events, click here.

And for more about our regular, monthly tours of Lowell’s Discovery Channel Telescope, contact Leslie Wells at (928) 233-3278.

Happy Friday!

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