Entries by DeSantisK

Saturday, September 27, 2014, Wagman and Mingo Observatories Invite Public to AAAP Star Parties

AAAP star parties at both Wagman Observatory and at Mingo Observatory on Satuday September 27,2014. Public is invited. Stellarium.org screen capture, looking SW at 8PM: Bright star Antares, Mars, Saturn and the Moon form an interesting grouping. Above and to the right Antares shines. More AAAP September 27, 2014 Star Party information: Wagman Observatory Mingo […]

AAAP Member Bill Snyder Takes First Place in the Deep Space Category at the 2014 International Astrophotographer of the Year Contest

Bill Snyder’s astrophotograph of the Horsehead Nebula (IC 434) is the First Place Winner in the Deep Space Category at the 2014 International Astrophotographer of the Year Contest sponsored by the Royal Museums Greenwich. Bill has received many accolades for his astrophotography, including seven APOD (Astronomy Picture of the Day) wins. Bill’s astrophotographs can be […]

Mingo Observatory Lecture: The Big Bang and Then Some – a Layman’s Perspective

Mingo Observatory Lecture: The Big Bang and Then Some – a Layman’s Perspective Learn about how everything we now enjoy in the night sky got started. Open Rain or shine, cloudy or clear. No reservation needed. Four Tuesdays, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM, September 9th, 16th, 23rd, and 30th. Observing afterwards, conditions permitting. Mingo Clear […]

Better Observing Techniques Classes at Wagman Observatory

Wagman Clear Sky Chart Tuesday, October 14, 2014 Wagman Better Observing Techniques (formerly Starhopping) class is cancelled. Monday, September 15, 2014 Wagman Better Observing Techniques(formerly Starhopping) class is cancelled, by Wagman Director Tom Reiland due to deteriorating conditions. 3:45PM 9/15/2014 Tuesday’s session September 16 is still scheduled. Better Observing Techniques classes are scheduled Mondays and […]