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  • The Cleveland Museum of Natural History
    1 Wade Oval Drive
    University Circle
    Cleveland, OH 44106
    T. 216-231-4600

    The Cleveland Museum of Natural History is proud to be a part of the celebration of the Hubble Space Telescope's 15th anniversary. Join us! Head down to the museum on April 25, for an amazing unveiling of two new and incredibly detailed images from the Hubble Space Telescope.
  • Crawford Park District
    Lowe-Volk Park Nature Center
    2401 State Route 598
    Crestline, OH 44827
    T. 419-683-9000

    The Crawford Park District will hold a special program on April 25, at 8 p.m. at the Lowe-Volk Park Nature Center when two mural-sized images taken by the NASA Hubble Space Telescope will be unveiled to the public. The stunning photographs of well-known spiral galaxy M51 and an eerie tower of gas in the Eagle Nebula commemorate Hubble’s 15 years of viewing the heavens. After an indoor presentation on the Hubble Space Telescope, participants will be able to view Saturn and Jupiter through the Nature Center’s eight-inch reflecting telescope (weather permitting). The Lowe-Volk Park Nature Center is located at 2401 State Route 598, about three miles north of Galion. The Hubble images will be on display for the next year. The Nature Center is open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. For more information, please phone the Nature Center at (419) 683-9000.
  • The Challenger Learning Center of Greater Dayton
    1401 Leo Street
    Dayton, Ohio 45404
    T. 937-542-6143
  • Challenger Learning Center of Lucas County
    4955 Seaman Road
    Oregon, OH 43616
    T. 419-698-1501 or 419-246-3080

    On April 25, the Challenger Learning Center of Lucas County will unveil two images taken by the Hubble Space Telescope as part of the 15th anniversary celebration of the Hubble. This event will take place in the Orientation Room at 10 a.m. to coincide with the national unveiling. The ceremony will last 20 minutes, during which time an astronomer will talk about the significance of Hubble. The images will be unveiled by Kari Stausmire, a sixth grade student who led a drive to collect money to save the Hubble as a fifth grader last year at Starr Elementary. Schools, community leaders, and informal science educators will take part in the celebration. After the event, the images will be on permanent display alongside a mural of the Hubble Space Telescope that has been part of the Challenger Learning Center since the center opened in 2003.