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Behind the Scenes at the Observatory

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Cincinnati Observatory Center

3489 Observatory Avenue

Cincinnati, OH 45208

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Look to the heavens through the oldest continuously used telescope in the world; explore the depths of the 1873 observatory including its attic and basement; and learn why President Adams laid the observatory's original cornerstone in 1843. Hear the fascinating history of the founding of the observatory; investigate how the 19th century astronomers determined time for the city of Cincinnati; discover why the observatory was designated a National Historic Landmark; and find out what is in store for the future. The Moon will be viewed through the telescope following the program, weather permitting.

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John Ventre is the historian with the Cincinnati Observatory Center.

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