BGSU Planetarium’s Hubble Fest series of shows will begin tonight

The Bowling Green State University Planetarium is celebrating Hubble Fest 2009 in honor of the famous
space telescope that has provided Earthlings with never-before-seen images from outer space.
Launched in 1990, the telescope seemed a failure until a 1993 mission to correct its lenses enabled it to
revolutionize astronomy by transmitting clear images from our solar system and extending deep into
A series of shows beginning tonight focuses on various aspects of the Hubble.
"First Light," the story of how it began, will be shown at 8 tonight and Friday and at 2 p.m.
"Through the Eyes of Hubble," a tour of the universe with the space telescope, will be shown at
7:30 p.m. Sunday; at 8 p.m. Nov. 10 and 13, and at 2 p.m. Nov. 14.
Discoveries of the space telescope are the subject of "Hubble’s Universe," playing at 7:30 p.m.
Nov. 15; at 8 p.m. Nov. 17 and 20, and at 2 p.m. Nov. 21.
"Hubble Vision," the best of the space telescope, plays at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 22; at 8 p.m. Nov. 24
and Nov. 27, and at 2 p.m. Nov. 28.
All showings are in the planetarium, near Merry Avenue and North College Drive. A $1 donation is
suggested. For more information, call (419) 372-2421.