We wish to extend a warm invitation to university students on break as well as all AAAP members, guests, AAAP Facebook Fans, Wagman Star Party Fans, Mingo Star Party Fans, etc.! There will be a pre-meeting Meet and Greet in the Planetarium Lobby and inside the Planetarium Theater. The informal show will allow guests to […]
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Tonight begins the peak of the annual Ursid Meteor Shower, the spectacular event, caused by dust particles left behind by Comet 8P/Tuttle. It always peaks near the time of the December Solstice (Winter Solstice) which in Pittsburgh happens today Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 11:27 AM. Experts are calling for the Ursids to peak on the night of the […]
Mingo Creek Park will be open for Muzzleloader and Archery Hunting from Dec 26, 2017 through Jan 13, 2018. Often our star party guests equate open gates with a star party. This time of year that is not true. Beginning Friday, Dec 22 the Park Staff will leave all park gates (including Shelter 10 gate) […]
More on Star Parties here. Mingo 2018 Star Party Dates: April 21, May 18 & 19, June 8 & 9, July 20 & 21, Aug 11 & 18, Sept 7 & 8, Oct 6 & 20, Nov 3 Note: 11/17/2017 Update Mingo 2018 Brochure coming soon. Special Hotel Rates have been negotiated for 2018 Mingo […]
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Congratulations to the winners, and thanks to everyone who submitted photos and endeavored to make the contest possible. Download the winners only (30 MB): https://drive.google.com/open?id=1kxZ0aFp3dNZ585shO8gxkfoHiSON3BvN Download the full show (122 MB): https://drive.google.com/open?id=1snVejnxBPCN_kTiDZuq38EDye_9ZT6eG