Astronomy Lecture

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

Four Tuesdays, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM, September 9th, 16th, 23rd, and 30th

KD 7/16/2014

Punxsutawney Star Party

Look for more information
AAAPers are invited to participate in a Punxsutawney, PA Star Party. More information to follow as date nears.
Note: time arbitrarily set at 7-10 PM. Look for update.

AAAP Members:
Request posted to AAAPgh by Ken C.on 5/18/2017, Search: Star party request September 29

KD 5/19/2017

Monroeville Library Star Party

Monroeville Library Star Party. Starts at sunset (about 7:30) on Friday September 29 with cloud date Saturday September 30.

The moon will be more than half full, Saturn will be in a good position and Jupiter sets shortly after sunset. Other stars, star clusters and nebula will be visible.

As before, the party will be on the ball field behind Ramsey Elementary School at 2200 Ramsey Rd, Monroeville, PA 15146. Volunteers can pull up to the fence to unload, but please park in the main parking lot.

AAAP Volunteers should contact Fred K. who is organizing this event.

KD 5/19/2017

Astronomy Lecture at State Street Elementary School

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 event and is not open to the public.

-Fred Klein (05/2017)

Whitehall Library Star Party

Place: Whitehall Community Library
Contact: Denise Ignasky (Whitehall Library) – (412) 882-6622
Time: 9:00pm – Presentation will be held in the Library

Rain or Cloudy Makeup Date: August 16, 2017

Bring your binoculars if you have them. Many night sky objects can be seen through 10×50 binoculars. You just need to know where to look!

More Info:
http://wp.3ap.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/Whitehall-Library-Star-Party-2017-08-04.pdf

-Tim Kelly

Jefferson Hills/Pleasant Hills Libraries Joint Star Party

Place: Jefferson Hills Library Front Parking Lot
Contact: Darcy Vegallito (Pleasant Hills Library) – (412) 655-2424
Contact: Ann Settle (Jefferson Hills Library) – (412) 655-7741
Time 9:00pm – Presentation will be held in the Jefferson Hills Library

Rain or Cloudy Makeup Date: August 23, 2017

Bring your binoculars if you have them. Many night sky objects can be seen through 10×50 binoculars. You just need to know where to look!

More Info:
http://wp.3ap.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/Pleasant-Hills-Jefferson-Hills-Library-Star-Party-2017-08-17.pdf

-Tim Kelly