Entries by DeSantisK

Wagman Observatory Saturday, September 23, 2017 Star Party

You are invited to a Star Party at the Amateur Astronomers Association of Pittsburgh’s  Wagman Observatory, Saturday, September 23, 2017, 7:15 PM The Saturday, September 23,  Wagman Star Party starting about 7:15 PM EDT  creates an opportunity to view the Moon and the September Sky. Observe theThree Day Old  Moon along with the Hercules Cluster, the Ring Nebula and the Andromeda Galaxy […]

September 8, 2017 Monthly Meeting of the Amateur Astronomers Association of Pittsburgh, Duquesne University, Feature Presentation: Quarks, Strings and Science Outreach for a Better Future by Dr. Patrick Cooper, Phd.

The 7:30 PM, September 8, AAAP Monthly Meeting will feature a talk titled: Quarks, Strings and Science Outreach for a Better Future by Dr. Patrick Cooper, Phd. assistant professor of physics, Duquesne University and co-founder of Community Forge . Dr. Cooper’s presentation will delve into his research which discusses the problem of understanding the mathematics […]

Wagman Observatory Saturday, September 9, 2017 Moonrise Star Party

You are invited to a Moonrise Star Party at the Amateur Astronomers Association of Pittsburgh’s  Wagman Observatory, Saturday, September 9, 2017, 7:40 PM The Saturday, September 9  Wagman Moonrise Star Party starting about 7:40 PM EDT  creates an opportunity to view the Moon and the September Sky. Observe the Moon along with the Hercules Cluster, the Ring Nebula and the Andromeda Galaxy […]

Wagman Observatory Star Parties, Friday and Saturday, August 25 & 26 , 2017

Wagman Observatory Star Parties, Friday and Saturday, August 25 and 26, 2017, 8:00PM See a region of space where stars are being born, catch a dazzling view of Jupiter and see Saturn’s rings in the evening sky. Marvel at our Milky Way Galaxy’s finest planetary nebulae, star clusters.  See the Hercules Cluster, the Ring Nebula and the […]

Annual Allegheny Observatory Open House, September 22, 2017

The Annual Allegheny Observatory Open House is scheduled for Friday evening the 22nd of September.   Guests may obtain tickets  for the tour by calling the observatory at 412-321-2400 starting at 9:00a.m. Tuesday morning the 1st of August. There is no cost for the tickets but they are in limited supply and go quickly.  Amateur Astronomer Association […]

CANCELLED: Friday, June 28, 2017 Wagman Star Party

CANCELLED: Friday, June 28, 2017 Wagman Star Party In the interest of safety the Friday, June 28, 2017 Wagman Star Party has been cancelled.  The possibility of flash flooding in the area, especially in nearby Russellton, during the evening hours is the main reason for this decision.  Factor in a soggy field and Thunderstorms around our facilities, […]