Entries by Heather Panek

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 […]

Star Parties at BOTH Wagman and Mingo Observatories on July 20 & 21, 2018

This weekend, July 20th and 21st, there’s a double bonus of FOUR star parties to pick from (two each at Mingo and Wagman Observatories). For all of the details and to check out the public service announcements click on the links below… Mingo Creek Park Observatory (Washington Co) Times: 6:30PM Safe Solar Observing; 9:00PM Night […]

AAAP Announces 2018 Scholarship in the amount of $1,000.00

The Amateur Astronomers Association of Pittsburgh announces the award of a scholarship in the amount $1,000.00.* Objective: To promote and encourage the profession of astronomy. Must be enrolled and accepted to study astronomy, physics, or mathematics. This scholarship is limited to seniors presently enrolled in High Schools located in either Allegheny or Washington Counties of […]