Anderson Mesa Station

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Lowell Observatory, Anderson Mesa Station
Organization Lowell Observatory, United States Naval Observatory
Code 688  
Location Coconino County, near Flagstaff, Arizona
Coordinates
Altitude 2,163 meters (7,096 ft)
Established 1959 (1959)
Website
Lowell Observatory
Telescopes
Perkins Telescope 1.8 m Cassegrain telescope
John S. Hall Telescope 1.1 m Ritchey-Chretien telescope
NURO Telescope 0.8 m reflecting telescope
Navy Precision Optical Interferometer Optical Interferometer

Anderson Mesa Station is an astronomical observatory established in 1959 as a dark-sky observing site for Lowell Observatory. It is located at Anderson Mesa in Coconino County, Arizona (USA), about 12 miles southeast of Lowell's main campus on Mars Hill in Flagstaff, Arizona.

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  2. ^ a b "History of Perkins Observatory". Perkins Observatory. Retrieved 2012-01-11. 
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  7. ^ Hall, J. S. (1971). "Lowell Observatory, Flagstaff, Arizona. Report 1969-1970". Bulletin of the Astronomical Society 3: 125. Bibcode:1971BAAS....3..125H. 
  8. ^ a b c Horstman, H. S.; Millis, R. L. (1991). "Lowell Observatory, Flagstaff, Arizona 86001. Report for the period 1 Jul 1989 - 30 Jun 1990". Bulletin of the Astronomical Society 23: 361. Bibcode:1991BAAS...23..361H. 
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  12. ^ "NOI Telescope | Telescopes | Resarch | Lowell Observatory". Lowell Observatory. Retrieved 2012-01-11. 
  13. ^ Armstrong, J. T.; Mozurkewich, D.; Rickard, L. J; Hutter, D. J.; Benson, J. A.; Bowers, P. F.; Elias Ii, N. M.; Hummel, C. A. et al. (1998). "The Navy Prototype Optical Interferometer". The Astrophysical Journal 496: 550. Bibcode:1998ApJ...496..550A. doi:10.1086/305365. 
  14. ^ "Observing Site". Lowell Observatory. Retrieved 2012-01-11. 
  15. ^ "Our History: Discovering Pluto | About Us | Lowell Observatory". Lowell Observatory. Retrieved 2012-01-11. 
  16. ^ Hall, J. S. (1972). "Lowell Observatory, Flagstaff, Arizona. Observatory report". Bulletin of the Astronomical Society 4: 105. Bibcode:1972BAAS....4..105H. 
  17. ^ Horstman, H. S. (1995). "Lowell Observatory, Flagstaff, Arizona 86001. Report for the period 1 Jul 1993 - 30 Jun 1994". Bulletin of the Astronomical Society 27: 267. Bibcode:1995BAAS...27..267H. 

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