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2017 General Meetings: Jan 13, Feb 10, Mar 10, Apr 7, May 12

2017 Mingo Star Parties: Apr 21 & 22; May 19 & 20; Jun 23 & 24; Jul 14 & 15; Aug 11 & 12; Sep 15 & 16; Oct 14 & 28; Nov 11

2017 Wagman Star Parties: Mar 31; Apr 1; May 5 & 6; Jun 2 & 3; Jun 30; Jul 1, 28, & 29; Aug 25 & 26; Sep 9 & 23; Oct 7 & 28; Nov 4

 

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CANCELLED: Wagman Star Party 8:00 pm
CANCELLED: Wagman Star Party
May 5 @ 8:00 pm – May 6 @ 12:00 am
***UPDATE: Friday’s Star Party is CANCELLED due to inclement weather*** For more information, please visit our Star Party link at: http://wp.3ap.org/resources/star-parties-2/
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Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower
Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower
May 6 – May 7 all-day
May 6-7 – Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower. The Eta Aquarids is an above average shower capable of producing up to 60 meteors per hour at its peak. Most of the activity is seen in the[...]
CANCELLED: Wagman Star Party 8:00 pm
CANCELLED: Wagman Star Party
May 6 @ 8:00 pm – May 7 @ 12:00 am
***UPDATE: Saturday’s Star Party is CANCELLED due to inclement weather*** For more information, please visit our Star Party link at: http://wp.3ap.org/resources/star-parties-2/
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Full Moon
Full Moon
May 10 all-day
May 10 – Full Moon. The Moon will be located on the opposite side of the Earth as the Sun and its face will be will be fully illuminated. This phase occurs at 21:42 UTC.[...]
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AAAP Meeting 7:30 pm
AAAP Meeting
May 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
General Business Meeting & Annual Officer Elections Guest speaker and topic: Dr. Brian Canzian presents, “Space Telescopes” Dr. Brian Canzian, PhD, Senior Systems Engineer L-3 Integrated Optical Systems; formerly Brashear.
AAAP Meeting, May 12, 2017 7:30 pm
AAAP Meeting, May 12, 2017 @ Carnegie Science Center, Science Stage
May 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
 
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Mercury at Greatest Western Elongation
Mercury at Greatest Western Elongation
May 17 all-day
May 17 – Mercury at Greatest Western Elongation. The planet Mercury reaches greatest western elongation of 25.8 degrees from the Sun. This is the best time to view Mercury since it will be at its[...]
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Mingo Star Party 6:00 pm
Mingo Star Party
May 19 @ 6:00 pm – May 20 @ 12:00 am
Moonrise: 02:24 | Moonset: 13:34 Sunset: 20:33 For more information, please visit our Star Party link at: http://wp.3ap.org/resources/star-parties-2/
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Mingo Star Party 6:00 pm
Mingo Star Party
May 20 @ 6:00 pm – May 21 @ 12:00 am
Moonrise: 02:59 | Moonset: 14:37 Sunset: 20:34 For more information, please visit our Star Party link at: http://wp.3ap.org/resources/star-parties-2/
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New Moon
New Moon
May 25 all-day
May 25 – New Moon. The Moon will located on the same side of the Earth as the Sun and will not be visible in the night sky. This phase occurs at 19:45 UTC. This[...]
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Astronomy Lecture at State Street Elementary School 10:30 am
Astronomy Lecture at State Street Elementary School
May 26 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Fred Klein and Frank Pastin will be giving the “What YOU Can See of the Solar System” lecture and Q&A to two groups of 5th graders at State Street Elementary School. This is a private[...]
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