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Messier 40 – the Winnecke 4 Double Star

Universe Today - 2 months ago
Later astronomers would also search for M40 and report a double star, and it was cataloged by such as by Friedrich August Theodor Winnecke at Pulkovo Observatory in 1863 as WNC 4. However, to give...

The Columba Constellation

Universe Today - 1 month ago
Thanks to studies done with the XMM-Newton and Chandra observatories, they have directly proved the co-existence of thermal diffuse plasma and non-nuclear unresolved point-like sources associated...

Richland County Foundation approves $1.3 million in grants

Richland Source - 4 months ago
... Community Development Group, Richland County Habitat for Humanity, Richland Veteran Mentor Program, Shelby Helpline Ministries, St. Peter's Parish and School, United Way of Richland County,...

The Chamaeleon Constellation

Universe Today - 3 months ago
Welcome back to Constellation Friday! Today, in honor of the late and great Tammy Plotner, we will be dealing with that famous lizard that specializes at blending in – the Chamaeleon constellation!...

Messier 28 – The NGC 6626 Globular Cluster

Universe Today - 7 months ago
“We report here the results of the first Chandra X-Ray Observatory observations of the globular cluster M28 (NGC 6626). We detect 46 X-ray sources of which 12 lie within one core radius of the...

Pope blesses eyes of Ohio girl going blind

National Catholic Reporter - 1 years ago
It was after a visit to the Warren Rupp Observatory in Bellville, Ohio, that the world first heard of Lizzy's condition, after a newspaper there published a story about her. Later, Turkish...

Messier 31 – Observing Andromeda (M31)

Universe Today - 6 months ago
Perhaps one of the most fascinating discovery recent years in Messier 31 was made by the orbiting Chandra X-Ray Observatory. The X-ray image below, made with the Chandra X-Ray Astronomy Center's...

Lizzy in Rome: 'The whole trip was a miracle,' mom says

Mansfield News Journal - 1 years ago
Editor's Note: Former News Journal reporter Kaitlin Durbin wrote the first story about Lizzy Myers' visit to the Warren Rupp Observatory on July 30, 2015. The story sparked international...

Messier 33 – The Triangulum Galaxy

Universe Today - 5 months ago
In 2007, the Chandra X-ray Observatory revealed even more when a black hole nearly 16 times the mass of the Sun was revealed. The black hole, named M33 X-7, orbits a companion star which it eclipses...

The Canis Major Constellation

Universe Today - 6 months ago
... was transcribed as Alcheleb Alachbar by European astronomers by the 17th century. In 1862, Alvan Graham Clark, Jr. made an interesting discovery while testing an 18″ refractor telescope at the...

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