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Richland County Foundation approves $1.3 million in grants

Richland Source - 2 days 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,...

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...

Pope blesses eyes of Ohio girl going blind

National Catholic Reporter - 10 months 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...

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

Mansfield News Journal - 10 months 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...

Ohio Girl Who Is Losing Her Eyesight Gets Her Wish: To Meet Pope Francis While She Can Still See

People Magazine - 11 months ago
Lizzy captured hearts around the world this summer when she was treated to a private tour of Ohio's Warren Rupp Observatory after being diagnosed with Usher Syndrome Type 2. The rare inherited...

Messier 28 – The NGC 6626 Globular Cluster

Universe Today - 3 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...

Messier 27 – The Dumbbell Nebula

Universe Today - 3 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...

Parents create 'visual bucket list' for daughter going blind

WCVB Boston - 2 yearss ago
In this July 28, 2015, photo, Elizabeth “Lizzy” Myers, 5, gazes through a telescope at the Warren Rupp Observatory in Bellville, Ohio. Myers' parents have come up with a “bucket list” of...

Messier 31 – Observing Andromeda (M31)

Universe Today - 1 month 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...

The Canis Major Constellation

Universe Today - 2 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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