Amateur Astronomers Association Monthly Meetings return from summer hiatus September 11, 2015. Members and Guests should convene at the Bayer Science Stage, Carnegie Science Center, One Allegheny Ave.Pittsburgh, PA 15212 promptly at 7:30 pm. The parking fee is $5 at the inside lobby kiosk. It is recommended to enter and exit through the same gate.
The September 11, 2015 AAAP monthly meeting will feature speaker Diane Turnshek speaking on De-Light the Night (Light Pollution Solutions). Diane Turnshek is a faculty member in Carnegie Mellon University’s Physics Department and an author whose short fiction has been published in Analog Magazine of Science Fiction and Fact. She hosts a monthly public lecture series on astronomy at Allegheny Observatory and is working with the City of Pittsburgh to stop the creep of light pollution. Catch her TEDxPittsburgh talk (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-xSv33prmGY) and follow her on Twitter @dianeturnshek. More September meeting information will appear in the September Guide Star and as this page is updated.