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Bucyrus Public Library presents lecture on the upcoming solar eclipse

WBCO - 1 month ago
The Lowe Volk Astronomy Club partners with The Warren Rupp Observatory in Mansfield. Rupp houses the largest Panel Telescope east of the Mississippi River that measures 36 inches across. They offer a...

Messier 54 – the NGC 6715 Globular Cluster

Universe Today - 1 month ago
Kevin Charles Schlaufman and Kenneth John Mighell of the National Optical Astronomy Observatory explained in their study: “Most of our ... Messier 54, as imaged by the VLT Survey Telescope at...

Messier 47 – the NGC 2422 Open Star 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...

Messier 40 – the Winnecke 4 Double Star

Universe Today - 5 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...

Messier 55 – the NGC 6809 Globular Star Cluster

Universe Today - 5 months ago
Welcome back to Messier Monday! We continue our tribute to our dear friend, Tammy Plotner, by looking at the “Summer Rose Star”, other known as the globular star cluster of Messier 55. Enjoy! In...

Richland County Foundation approves $1.3 million in grants

Richland Source - 7 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,...

Messier 49 – the NGC 4472 Elliptical Galaxy

Universe Today - 6 months ago
The Chandra Observatory's arcsec resolution reveals a number of new features. Specifically: 1) an ~8 arc min streamer or arm (this corresponds to a linear size of 36 kpc) extending southwest of...

The Corona Australis Constellation

Universe Today - 3 months ago
The three nebulae NGC 6726-27, and NGC 6729 were discovered by Johann Friedrich Julius Schmidt, during his observations at Athen Observatory in 1861. The nebula are very faint and almost comet-like...

The Chamaeleon Constellation

Universe Today - 6 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!...

The Columba Constellation

Universe Today - 4 months 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...

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