Percival Lowell facts for kids
Percival Lowell during the early-20th century
|Died||November 12, 1916
Flagstaff, Arizona, U.S.
|Education||Noble and Greenough School|
|Alma mater||Harvard University|
|Known for||Martian canals, Asteroids discovered: 793 Arizona (April 9, 1907)|
Percival Lawrence Lowell (//; March 13, 1855 – November 12, 1916) was an American businessman, author, mathematician, and astronomer. He founded the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona. He started the effort that led to the discovery of Pluto 14 years after his death.
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Craters on the Mars surface (frame 11) imaged by Mariner 4 as it flew by Mars in 1965
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