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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
Apr 5 all-day
April 5 – 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 08:51 UTC. This[...]
CANCELLED McKnight Elementary School (Lecture) 6:00 pm
CANCELLED McKnight Elementary School (Lecture)
Apr 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
This event has been cancelled due to the forecast of inclement weather. 3AP Contact: Fred Klein (ffk@fredkleinastro.com)
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Mercury at Greatest Western Elongation
Mercury at Greatest Western Elongation
Apr 11 all-day
April 11 – Mercury at Greatest Western Elongation. The planet Mercury reaches greatest western elongation of 27.7 degrees from the Sun. This is the best time to view Mercury since it will be at its[...]
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AAAP Meeting 7:30 pm
AAAP Meeting
Apr 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
General Business Meeting & Annual Officer Nominations Guest speaker and topic: Tom Reiland, topic TBD
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Wagman Star Party 8:00 pm
Wagman Star Party
Apr 13 @ 8:00 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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Full Moon
Full Moon
Apr 19 all-day
April 19 – 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 11:12 UTC.[...]
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Lyrids Meteor Shower
Lyrids Meteor Shower
Apr 22 – Apr 23 all-day
April 22-23 – Lyrids Meteor Shower. The Lyrids is an average shower usually producing about 20 meteors per hour at its peak. It is produced by dust particles left behind by comet C/1861 G1 Thatcher[...]
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Mingo Star Party 8:15 pm
Mingo Star Party
Apr 27 @ 8:15 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[...]
Wagman Star Party 8:15 pm
Wagman Star Party
Apr 27 @ 8:15 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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