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Stingel Elementary students learn through outreach programs

Richland Source - 4 months ago
Warren Rupp Observatory in Bellville visited Stingel, bringing a wide range of telescopes for students to explore the night sky. The highlight of the night came later in the evening when the space...

How to safely view the solar eclipse in Mansfield

Mansfield News Journal - 6 months ago
MANSFIELD - America is gearing up for the solar event of a lifetime, but if you're hoping to see the solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21, you'll want to make plans now. Looking directly at the...

Family helping Lizzy Myers, 5, see world before blindness

Mansfield News Journal - 3 yearss ago
BELLVILLE – Even with a dimming filter the glow of the moon lit up Elizabeth Myers's face as she peered into giant telescope Big Blue at Warren Rupp Observatory Tuesday night. After many nights...

Lizzy Myers' parents want to help other children with vision impairment

Mansfield News Journal - 6 months ago
LEXINGTON - The parents of Lizzy Myers, the little girl who may lose her eyesight, saw her story attract international attention. Because people responded so strongly to the Lexington girl's...

Messier 63 – the Sunflower Galaxy

Universe Today - 2 months ago
Messier 63 would go on to be observed and resolved by Sir William Herschel and cataloged by his son John. It would be descriptively narrated by Admiral Symth and exclaimed over by many astronomers...

Messier 65 – the NGC 3623 Intermediate Spiral Galaxy

Universe Today - 1 month ago
Tammy was a professional astronomy author, President Emeritus of Warren Rupp Observatory and retired Astronomical League Executive Secretary. She's received a vast number of astronomy achievement...

Messier 62 – the NGC 6266 Globular Cluster

Universe Today - 3 months ago
Tammy was a professional astronomy author, President Emeritus of Warren Rupp Observatory and retired Astronomical League Executive Secretary. She's received a vast number of astronomy achievement...

The Dorado Constellation

Universe Today - 3 months ago
Welcome to another edition of Constellation Friday! Today, in honor of the late and great Tammy Plotner, we take a look at that fishiest of asterisms – the Dorado constellation. Enjoy! In the 2nd...

Messier 64 – The Black Eye Galaxy

Universe Today - 2 months ago
Sources: NASA – Messier 64 (The Black Eye Galaxy) · Messier Objects – Messier 64: Black Eye Galaxy · Constellation Guide – Black Eye Galaxy – Messier · SEDS – Messier...

Messier 53 – the NGC 5024 Globular Cluster

Universe Today - 7 months ago
... new window) · Click to print (Opens in new window). By Tammy Plotner Tammy was a professional astronomy author, President Emeritus of Warren Rupp Observatory and retired Astronomical...

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