Anderson Mesa Station

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Lowell Observatory, Anderson Mesa Station
OrganizationLowell Observatory, United States Naval Observatory
Observatory code688 Edit this on Wikidata
LocationCoconino County, near Flagstaff, Arizona
Coordinates35°05′49″N 111°32′09″W / 35.09694°N 111.53583°W / 35.09694; -111.53583
Altitude2,163 meters (7,096 ft)
Established1959 (1959)
WebsiteLowell Observatory
Telescopes
Perkins Telescope1.8 m Cassegrain telescope
John S. Hall Telescope1.1 m Ritchey-Chretien telescope
NURO Telescope0.8 m reflecting telescope
Navy Precision Optical InterferometerOptical Interferometer
Anderson Mesa Station is located in the US
Anderson Mesa Station
Location of Lowell Observatory, Anderson Mesa Station

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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