File:Percival Lowell observing Venus from the Lowell Observatory in 1914.jpg

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English: Percival Lowell observing Venus in the daytime from the observer's chair of the 24-inch (61 cm) Alvan Clark & Sons refracting telescope, installed in the summer of 1896 at the Lowell Observatory, which he established in Flagstaff, Arizona (USA). Although known for observing Mars, this image has a long running attribution of "Percival Lowell observing the planet Venus in the daytime",[1] something he did from 1896 onward, observing the planet high in the daytime sky with the telescope's lens stopped down to 3 inches in diameter. This image of an older Lowell was taken in 1914.[2]
Also given a date of October 17, 1914.[3]
Source Reconstructed from several online sources by Joe Haythornthwaite
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PD because of age


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current21:17, 23 April 2017Thumbnail for version as of 21:17, 23 April 2017800 × 1,000 (650 KB)NagualdesignReverted to version as of 00:02, 23 November 2014 (UTC). Please upload derivative files separately.
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00:02, 23 November 2014Thumbnail for version as of 00:02, 23 November 2014800 × 1,000 (650 KB)NagualdesignFurther adjustments.
04:30, 22 March 2013Thumbnail for version as of 04:30, 22 March 2013800 × 1,000 (646 KB)NagualdesignSubtler facial adjustment. Recombined previous uploads.
03:31, 21 March 2013Thumbnail for version as of 03:31, 21 March 2013800 × 1,000 (646 KB)NagualdesignAlterations to subject's head.
03:49, 14 March 2013Thumbnail for version as of 03:49, 14 March 2013800 × 1,000 (641 KB)NagualdesignBetter version. Cleaned and recoloured.
21:42, 26 January 2005Thumbnail for version as of 21:42, 26 January 2005400 × 501 (38 KB)RanveigPD because of age. {{PD}} en:Image:Percival Lowell.observing Mars from the Lowell Observatory.jpg

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