Wagman Star Parties August 21 and 22, 2015.

Stellarium screen capture of South West sky at 9 PM.. The Moon shines between the Moon in Sagitarius and Scutum. saturm shines between Scorpius and Libra. Bright star Arcturus is higher and to the West.

Stellarium screen capture of South West sky at 9 PM.. The Moon shines in Sagitarius .,Saturn, in Libra. Bright star Arcturus is higher and to the West.

Please join the Amateur Astronomers Association of Pittsburgh on Friday and Saturday, August 21 and 22, 2015 at the Wagman Observatory as we open our building and grounds to the the public for more August Star Parties. Please check here for updates as announced. Events are conditions permitting. The Star Parties start Friday, August 21 and Saturday, August 22  at 8:40 PM EDT at the Nicholas E. Wagman Observatory in Deer Lakes Regional Park, Frazer Township, Pa., near the village of Russellton in northeastern Allegheny County and some 18 miles from Pittsburgh,  225 Kurn Road Tarentum, PA 15084 ~ 724-224-2510 ~ Latitude 40.627 degrees Longitude -79.813 .

 

Saturday night Heavens-Above is calling for two Iridium events at Wagman Observatory:
Aug 22, 21:36:35-6.118°353° (N)Iridium 86
Aug 22, 22:59:46-2.411°48° (NE)Iridium 64
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