Pittsburgh Star Gazing At AAAP Mingo Star Party and Wagman Star Party On Both Friday, July 24 and Saturday, July 25 2015

Please join the Amateur Astronomers Association of Pittsburgh on Friday and Saturday, July 24 and 25, 2015 at the Wagman Observatory and the Mingo Observatory as we open our buildings and grounds to the the public for July Star Parties.

Share our enthusiasm for astronomy and the recent New Horizons Mission to Pluto and its moon Charon.

Stellarium Scieen Capture of July 24, 9:30 PM looking south with the moon and Saturn in Libra.

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Countdown to Pluto

New Horizons has arrived at the Pluto system.  The unmanned NASA spacecraft New Horizons will flyby Pluto  7:49 am ET on Tuesday, July 14, 2015.

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Moraine Star Party, 8:30 PM, Saturday, July 11, 2015, July 18 Raindate

The Amateur Astronomers Association of Pittsburgh and the Kiski Astronomers once again bring this popular family program to Moraine State Park, Portersville, PA, July 11, 2015. July 18, raindate. Read more