New Horizons has arrived at the Pluto system. The unmanned NASA spacecraft New Horizons will flyby Pluto 7:49 am ET on Tuesday, July 14, 2015.
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The Amateur Astronomers Association of Pittsburgh and the Kiski Astronomers once again bring this popular family program to Moraine State Park, Portersville, PA, July 11, 2015. July 18, raindate.
Aurora Possible Wednesday evening: www.swpc.noaa.gov/ The coronal mass ejection that erupted June 22 in conjunction with the R2 solar flare has been modeled and arrival is expected June 24 at 2300 UT If you experienced electrial interruption Tuesday it might have been Sunspot AR2371 .
Jaw-dropping near conjunction of Jupiter and Venus in June, espceially in late June and into early July. June 30 and July 1 it will be especially dramatic.
Please join the Amateur Astronomers Association of Pittsburgh on Friday and Saturday, June 19 and 20, 2015 at the Wagman Observatory and the Mingo Observatory as we open our buildings and grounds to the the public for June Star Parties.
Wagman Director informs, conferring with the Allegheny County Parks and Recreation Department, due to inclement weather, decision has been reached to reschedule the movie planned for this evening at Wagman Observatory. We will keep you posted as to the new date and time. The next movie night is June 27, showing: Earth to Echo.