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Messier 40 – the Winnecke 4 Double Star

Universe Today - 1 month 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 Chamaeleon Constellation

Universe Today - 2 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 31 – Observing Andromeda (M31)

Universe Today - 4 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...

Richland County Foundation approves $1.3 million in grants

Richland Source - 3 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 28 – The NGC 6626 Globular Cluster

Universe Today - 6 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...

Parents Give 5-Year-Old Daughter 'Visual Bucket List' Before She Loses Eyesight

People Magazine - 2 yearss ago
On Tuesday, Lizzy, who has an affinity for stargazing, took a trip to the Warren Rupp Observatory in Bellville, Ohio, to see the celestial night sky through high-powered telescopes. It was big,...

Messier 33 – The Triangulum Galaxy

Universe Today - 4 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...

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...

Star-starved galaxies fill the cosmos

Science News - 6 months ago
P. Van Dokkum, R. Abraham, Gemini Observatory/Aura. This haul of ghostly galaxies is puzzling on many fronts. Any galaxy the size of the Milky Way should have no trouble creating lots of stars. But...

Messier 27 – The Dumbbell Nebula

Universe Today - 6 months ago
Several years later while studying at the Observatory, I was viewing through a friend's identical 12″ telescope and, as chance would have it, he was using about twice the magnification that I...

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