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2019 General Meetings: Jan 11, Feb 8, Mar 8, Apr 12, May 10

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

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New Moon
New Moon
Jun 3 all-day
June 3 – 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 10:02 UTC. This[...]
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Wagman Star Party 8:45 pm
Wagman Star Party
Jun 7 @ 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/
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Wagman Star Party 8:45 pm
Wagman Star Party
Jun 8 @ 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/
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Jupiter at Opposition
Jupiter at Opposition
Jun 10 all-day
June 10 – Jupiter at Opposition. The giant 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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Full Moon
Full Moon
Jun 17 all-day
June 17 – 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 08:31 UTC.[...]
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Plum Community Library Lecture 6:00 pm
Plum Community Library Lecture
Jun 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Astronomy lecture topic: Star Life 3AP Contact: Fred Klein (ffk@fredkleinastro.com)
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June Solstice
June Solstice
Jun 21 all-day
June 21 – June Solstice. The June solstice occurs at 15:54 UTC. The North Pole of the earth will be tilted toward the Sun which will have reached its northernmost position in the sky and[...]
Mingo Star Party 9:00 pm
Mingo Star Party
Jun 21 @ 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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Cooper Siegel Community Library Lecture 11:00 am
Cooper Siegel Community Library Lecture
Jun 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Lecture Topic: Star Life 3AP Organizer: Fred Klein ( ffk@fredkleinastro.com )
Mingo Star Party 9:00 pm
Mingo Star Party
Jun 22 @ 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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Mercury at Greatest Eastern Elongation
Mercury at Greatest Eastern Elongation
Jun 23 all-day
June 23 – Mercury at Greatest Eastern Elongation. The planet Mercury reaches greatest eastern elongation of 25.2 degrees from the Sun. This is the best time to view Mercury since it will be at its[...]
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Baldwin Borough Public Library Star Party 8:30 pm
Baldwin Borough Public Library Star Party
Jun 28 @ 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Presentation at 8:45pm, sky viewing to follow 3AP Contact: Tim Kelly (t.m.kelly349@gmail.com)
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Laurel Hill Scenic View Overlook Star Party 9:00 pm
Laurel Hill Scenic View Overlook Star Party
Jun 29 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Exact times and additional details TBD… Overnight Accommodations Volunteers who sign-up in advance will have access to free overnight accommodations on both Friday and Saturday nights. If interested, please contact the 3AP coordinator. 3AP Coordinator:[...]
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