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The Hidden Hollow 2017 Star Party

Richland Source - 4 weeks ago
Hidden Hollow Star Party is an annual event at the Warren Rupp Observatory. We are the home of "Big Blue", a 36" Newtonian telescope, the largest in Ohio. We have dark skies and...

Bucyrus Public Library presents lecture on the upcoming solar eclipse

WBCO - 2 months 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 - 2 months 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 40 – the Winnecke 4 Double Star

Universe Today - 6 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 45 – The Pleiades Cluster

Universe Today - 5 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 55 – the NGC 6809 Globular Star Cluster

Universe Today - 7 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...

The Columba Constellation

Universe Today - 5 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...

Messier 49 – the NGC 4472 Elliptical Galaxy

Universe Today - 7 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 - 4 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...

5-year-old Ohio girl with rare genetic condition to complete 'visual bucket list' before going blind

New York Daily News - 2 yearss ago
The family ticked one activity off the list Tuesday night at the Warren Rupp Observatory in their hometown of Bellville. There, Lizzy had a chance to view the moon, Saturn, and the stars through a...

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