Entries by Heather Panek

Wagman Moonrise Star Party – Saturday, September 29th at 7:15pm

Come see the planets Venus, Mars, Saturn and Jupiter. Watch the Moonrise at 10:10 PM. It’s all part of the show during the September Moonrise Star Party sponsored by the Amateur Astronomers Association of Pittsburgh. Observe the Hercules Cluster, the Ring Nebula and the Andromeda Galaxy. Uranus and Neptune will be available for observing later […]

Wagman Observatory Star Party – Saturday September 15th at 7:30pm

Come see the planets Saturn, Venus, Jupiter, Mars and the Six Day Old Moon. It’s all part of the show during the September Star Party sponsored by the Amateur Astronomers Association of Pittsburgh. Observe the Hercules Cluster, the Ring Nebula and the Andromeda Galaxy. This event is scheduled for Saturday, September 15 starting about 7:30 […]

September’s Meeting features “Making the Moon Accessible to the World” by John Thornton

September 14th’s business meeting at the Carnegie Science Center will feature guest speaker John Thornton, the CEO of Astrobotics. Mr. Thornton’s talk “Making the Moon Accessible to the World” will describe the company’s payload services to the Moon’s surface for the federal government, foreign governments, companies and universities. Featured Speaker Bio: John Thornton has grown […]

Mingo Observatory Star Parties on August 11th & 12th (Perseid Meteor Shower Watch)

The Amateur Astronomers Association of Pittsburgh invites you to a Star Party at Mingo Creek Park Observatory (Located in Mingo Creek Park, Mansion Hill Extension, past Shelter 10) in Washington County, PA. Phone #: 724-348-6150 Date: Saturday, August 11 Time of Safe Solar Observing: at 6:30 PM Time of Night Sky Observing: approximately 8:45 PM […]