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2019 General Meetings: Jan 11, Feb 8, Mar 8, Apr 12, May 10, Sep 13, Oct 11, Nov 8

2019 Mingo Star Parties: Apr 27; May 24 & 25; Jun 21 & 22; Jul 12 & 13; Aug 9 & 10; Sep 20 & 21; Oct 25 & 26; Nov 9

2019 Wagman Star Parties: Jan 20 (Total Lunar Eclipse); Apr 13 & 27; May 17 & 18; Jun 7 & 8; Jul 12, & 13; Aug 9 & 10; Sep 6, 7 & 21; Oct 5 & 19; Nov 2

2020 General Meetings: Jan 10, Feb 14, Mar 13, Apr 10, May 8, Sep 11, Oct 9, Nov 13

2020 Mingo Star Parties: Apr 24 & 25; May 15 & 16; Jun 19 & 20; Jul 17 & 18; Aug 7 & 8; Sep 11 & 12; Oct 23 & 24; Nov 14

2020 Wagman Star Parties: Apr 3 & 4; May 1, 2, 29 & 30; Jun 26 & 27; Jul 24 & 25; Aug 21 & 22; Sep 5 & 26; Oct 10 & 24; Nov 7

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New Moon
New Moon
Jul 2 all-day
July 2 – New Moon. The Moon will located on the same side of the Earth as the Sun and will not be visible in the night sky. This phase occurs at 19:16 UTC. This[...]
Total Solar Eclipse
Total Solar Eclipse
Jul 2 all-day
July 2 – Total Solar Eclipse. A total solar eclipse occurs when the moon completely blocks the Sun revealing the Sun’s beautiful outer atmosphere known as the corona. The path of totality will only be[...]
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Saturn at Opposition
Saturn at Opposition
Jul 9 all-day
July 9 – Saturn at Opposition. The ringed planet will be at its closest approach to Earth and its face will be fully illuminated by the Sun. It will be brighter than any other time[...]
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Wagman Star Party 8:45 pm
Wagman Star Party
Jul 12 @ 8:45 pm – 11:45 pm
For more information, please visit our Star Party link at: http://wp.3ap.org/resources/star-parties/Wagman Observatory Phone: (724)224-2510For Moonset, Moonrise, and Sunset times, please visit the Time and Date website at:https://www.timeanddate.com/
Mingo Star Party 9:00 pm
Mingo Star Party
Jul 12 @ 9:00 pm – 11:45 pm
For more information, please visit our Star Party link at: http://wp.3ap.org/resources/star-parties/ Mingo Observatory Phone: (724)348-6150 Please Note: Safe solar observing begins approximately 2 hours prior to the event start time, with a break until dark[...]
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Wagman Star Party 8:45 pm
Wagman Star Party
Jul 13 @ 8:45 pm – 11:45 pm
For more information, please visit our Star Party link at: http://wp.3ap.org/resources/star-parties/Wagman Observatory Phone: (724)224-2510For Moonset, Moonrise, and Sunset times, please visit the Time and Date website at:https://www.timeanddate.com/
Mingo Star Party 9:00 pm
Mingo Star Party
Jul 13 @ 9:00 pm – 11:45 pm
For more information, please visit our Star Party link at: http://wp.3ap.org/resources/star-parties/ Mingo Observatory Phone: (724)348-6150 Please Note: Safe solar observing begins approximately 2 hours prior to the event start time, with a break until dark[...]
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Full Moon
Full Moon
Jul 16 all-day
July 16 – Full Moon. The Moon will be located on the opposite side of the Earth as the Sun and its face will be will be fully illuminated. This phase occurs at 21:38 UTC.[...]
Partial Lunar Eclipse
Partial Lunar Eclipse
Jul 16 all-day
July 16 – Partial Lunar Eclipse. A partial lunar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes through the Earth’s partial shadow (or penumbra) and only a portion of it passes through the darkest shadow (or umbra).[...]
Cranberry Public Library Lecture 6:00 pm
Cranberry Public Library Lecture
Jul 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Lecture Topic: Star Life 3AP Organizer: Fred Klein ( fk@fredkleinastro.com )
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Millvale Library Lecture 7:00 pm
Millvale Library Lecture
Jul 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Lecture Topic: Star Life 3AP Organizer: Fred Klein ( ffk@fredkleinastro.com )
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Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower
Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower
Jul 28 – Jul 29 all-day
July 28-29 – Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower. The Delta Aquarids is an average shower that can produce up to 20 meteors per hour at its peak. It is produced by debris left behind by comets[...]
Murrysville Community Park Star Party 7:00 pm
Murrysville Community Park Star Party
Jul 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Exact times and locations are still TBD 3AP Contact: Bill Moutz (sailboat25@verizon.net)
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