AAAP Congratulates Bill Snyder, Winning 8th APOD November 6, 2014 Cave Nebula

APOD November 6, 2014 by AAAP Member Bill Snyder

Cave Nebula – APOD of  November 6, 2014  by AAAP Member Bill Snyder

The Cave Nebula Sh2-155 or Caldwell 9,  is in the constellation Cepheus. It is approximately 2400 light years away, and 35 light years across. Read more

AAAP Invites the Public November 29, 2014 Bundle Up Starfest Mingo Observatory

Enjoy rare opportunity to view Late Autumn sky with the Amateur Astronomers Association of Pittsburgh at the Mingo Observatory Bundle Up Starfest, Saturday, November 29,2014. Read more

CANCELLED November 1, 2014 Wagman Star Party

Cancelled due to weather.

See large clusters of stars, beautiful colored double stars, visit the craters of the moon and view the planets Uranus and Neptune. It’s all part of the show during Mid-Autumn November Star Party sponsored by the Amateur Astronomers Association of Pittsburgh. It’s the last scheduled public event for 2014 at Wagman Observatory. Read more

AAAP Invites Members, Public, November 14, 2014 Meeting at Allegheny Observatory, 7:30 PM

Astrophotography by AAAP Members will be featured at the AAAP November Meeting. Here is an example of an astrophotograph taken by an AAAP member. Horsehead Nebula by Bill Snyder. For more on this photo, please scan over earlier posts.

Astrophotography by AAAP Members will be featured at the AAAP November Meeting. Here is an example of an astrophotograph taken by an AAAP member. Horsehead Nebula by Bill Snyder. For more on this photo, please scan over earlier posts.

The Public is Invited to the AAAP November Meeting. Read more

AAAP Members Invited to Submit to Brunelle Astrophotography Contest

The Kevin J. Brunelle Astrophotography Photo Contest Deadline Less Than A Month Away (Article from October Guide Star)

If (as your Editor hopes) you have been reading the Guide Star front-to-back, you must have noticed the many fine celestial images submitted by our members. Some of these, and others you have not seen, may be shown at the club’s November 14 meeting at Allegheny Observatory, where we will be holding the annual Kevin J. Brunelle Astrophotography contest. Read more

AAAP and Partial Solar Eclipse of October 23, 2014

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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