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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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Wagman Star Party 7:00 pm
Wagman Star Party
Oct 5 @ 7:00 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/
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Draconids Meteor Shower
Draconids Meteor Shower
Oct 8 all-day
October 8 – Draconids Meteor Shower. The Draconids is a minor meteor shower producing only about 10 meteors per hour. It is produced by dust grains left behind by comet 21P Giacobini-Zinner which was first[...]
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Baldwin Borough Public Library Star Party 6:30 pm
Baldwin Borough Public Library Star Party
Oct 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Presentation at 6:30pm, sky viewing to follow 3AP Contact: Tim Kelly (t.m.kelly349@gmail.com)
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Full Moon
Full Moon
Oct 13 all-day
October 13 – 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 21:09 UTC.[...]
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Hillman State Park Star Party 6:30 pm
Hillman State Park Star Party
Oct 18 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
6:45pm – Presentation "Star Life" 7:15pm – Sky Viewing Notes: There will be no moon that night, but 4 planets will be visible as well as many deep sky objects. The event takes place at[...]
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Wagman Star Party 6:45 pm
Wagman Star Party
Oct 19 @ 6:45 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/
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Mercury at Greatest Eastern Elongation
Mercury at Greatest Eastern Elongation
Oct 20 all-day
October 20 – Mercury at Greatest Eastern Elongation. The planet Mercury reaches greatest eastern elongation of 24.6 degrees from the Sun. This is the best time to view Mercury since it will be at its[...]
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Orionids Meteor Shower
Orionids Meteor Shower
Oct 21 – Oct 22 all-day
October 21-22 – Orionids Meteor Shower. The Orionids is an average shower producing up to 20 meteors per hour at its peak. It is produced by dust grains left behind by comet Halley which has[...]
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Mingo Star Party 6:30 pm
Mingo Star Party
Oct 25 @ 6:30 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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Mingo Star Party 6:30 pm
Mingo Star Party
Oct 26 @ 6:30 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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Uranus at Opposition
Uranus at Opposition
Oct 27 all-day
October 27 – Uranus at Opposition. The blue-green 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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New Moon
New Moon
Oct 28 all-day
October 28 – 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 03:39 UTC. This[...]
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