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Phil Plait Speaking Death from the Skies Under Alien Skies

Dr. Phil Plait "The Bad Astronomer"

Feb. 25, 4pm

Clark Montessori Cafeteria

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Learn all about the Upcoming April 8 Total Solar Eclipse 


Visit our Eclipse site for where to go, how to view it safely, and more!

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Dean Regas with the 178 year old Mitchel Telescope

Nighttime Programs

At the Observatory


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Cincinnati Observatory in black and white

Daytime Tours

Sundays Noon-3pm


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School group at the Cincinnati Observatory

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Be a part of our
178 year history

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observatory buildings


Visit the birthplace of

American Astronomy

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Help preserve a

national treasure


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Our Mission:

Inspiring generations

to look to the stars

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