Postscript: The AAAP shared the eclipse at Wagman Observatory and at various locations around the Greater Ptttsburgh Region and beyond. From Wagman Observatory for the eclipse member Matt Jones made this 10 frames per second time lapse video you may enjoy.
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Celebrate the sky with the AAAP at the Mingo Observatory’s last regular star party of 2014, 6:30 PM, Saturday, October 25, 2014.
As skies darken, bright planets Mars and Saturn appear. After the Sun sets see the dark sky yield views of “hard to spot” objects, followed by the stunning sight of Moonrise. AAAP opens both Wagman and Mingo Observatories to the public Saturday October 11, 2014 for Moonrise Star Parties. Observe the autumn skies and watch the […]
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 […]
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 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 […]