Entries by DeSantisK

Cancelled – Mingo Creek Park Observatory Star Party, Saturday, November 11, 2017

Cancelled Due to a Power Outage The Amateur Astronomers Association of Pittsburgh invites you to the Saturday, November  11, 2017 Mingo Creek Park Observatory Star Party, inside  Mingo Creek County Park, Mansion Hill Extension, past Shelter 10,Washington County, PA. Phone #: 724-348-6150. In case of inclement weather, check the website www.3ap.org or Facebook Page for a cancellation […]

Annual AAAP Astrophotography Contest and November 10, 2017 Meeting of the Amateur Astronomers Association of Pittsburgh

The Amateur Astronomers Association of Pittsburgh  will meet at 7:30 PM, Friday, November 10, 2017, Allegheny Observatory, 159 Riverview Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15214 . The meeting program is the Annual AAAP Kevin J. Brunelle Astrophotography Contest. Review the images in a stunning presentation. Members vote. Winners announced at the meeting and online.

CANCELLED: Wagman Observatory Saturday, October 28, 2017 Star Party

Cancellation: Due to inclement weather, tonight’s Star Party at Wagman Observatory has been canceled. Our last Wagman Star Party of 2017 will be Saturday, Nov 4, weather permitting. If we get the amount of rain predicted or more, the hilltop could be very sloppy. It’s a primarily matter of safety. Please consider another  AAAP Star […]

October 6, 2017 AAAP Meeting: Milky Way Cartography, Loren P. Anderson, Phd. West Virginia University

Galaxy astronomy is a hot topic, as many discoveries are appearing. We anticipate the results of the Event Horizon Telesope, which as early as December may reveal the first image of the Sag A supermassive black hole at the center of our Milky Way Galaxy. Recently a second supermassive black hole was discovered in the […]

Wagman Observatory Saturday, October 7, 2017 Moonrise Star Party

You are invited to a Moonrise Star Party at the Amateur Astronomers Association of Pittsburgh’s  Wagman Observatory, Saturday, October 7,  2017, 6:55 PM The Saturday, October 7,  Wagman Moonrise Star Party starting about 6:55 PM EDT.. Enjoy the views of the Andromeda Galaxy and Double Cluster in Perseus through the telescopes at the Observatory before the Moon rises at 8:30 […]