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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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Aug 1 all-day
12:00 am
August 1 – 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 03:12 UTC. This[...]
Aug 1 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
1:30 pm
This is a private lecture. If you would like to volunteer, please contact the 3AP organizer. 3AP Organizer: Fred Klein ( ffk@fredkleinastro.com)
12:00 am
August 9 – Mercury at Greatest Western Elongation. The planet Mercury reaches greatest western elongation of 19.0 degrees from the Sun. This is the best time to view Mercury since it will be at its[...]
Aug 9 @ 8:30 pm – 11:45 pm
8:30 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/
Aug 9 @ 8:45 pm – 11:45 pm
8:45 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[...]
Aug 10 @ 8:30 pm – 11:45 pm
8:30 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/
Aug 10 @ 8:45 pm – 11:45 pm
8:45 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[...]
Aug 12 – Aug 13 all-day
12:00 am
August 12-13 – Perseids Meteor Shower. The Perseids is one of the best meteor showers to observe producing up to 60 meteors per hour at its peak. It is produced by comet Swift-Tuttle which was[...]
Aug 15 all-day
12:00 am
August 15 – 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 12:30 UTC.[...]
Aug 17 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
8:00 pm
Presentation at 8:00pm, sky viewing to follow Please Note: This event will take place in Millennium Park 3AP Contact: Tim Kelly (t.m.kelly349@gmail.com)
Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
6:00 pm
Additional details including exact times will be provided at a later date Rain Date is Aug 24th 3AP Organizer: Bill Moutz (sailboat25@verizon.net)
Aug 24 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
9:00 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:[...]
Aug 30 all-day
12:00 am
August 30 – 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 10:37 UTC. This[...]
7:30 pm
Presentation at 7:45pm, sky viewing to follow 3AP Contact: Tim Kelly (t.m.kelly349@gmail.com)
Sep 6 @ 7:45 pm – 11:45 pm
7:45 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/
Sep 7 @ 7:45 pm – 11:45 pm
7:45 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/
12:00 am
September 9 – Neptune at Opposition. The blue 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[...]
Sep 13 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
7:30 pm
General Business Meeting Guest speaker and topic: Siska De Baerdemaeker presents (TBD)
Sep 14 all-day
12:00 am
September 14 – 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 04:34 UTC.[...]
Sep 20 @ 7:30 pm – 11:45 pm
7:30 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[...]
Sep 21 @ 7:30 pm – 11:45 pm
7:30 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[...]
Sep 21 @ 7:30 pm – 11:45 pm
7:30 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/
Sep 23 all-day
12:00 am
September 23 – September Equinox. The September equinox occurs at 07:50 UTC. The Sun will shine directly on the equator and there will be nearly equal amounts of day and night throughout the world. This[...]
Sep 28 all-day
12:00 am
September 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 18:26 UTC. This[...]
7:00 pm
CANCELLED due to inclement weather Presentation at 7:15pm, sky viewing to follow Please Note: This event will take place in Millennium Park 3AP Contact: Tim Kelly (t.m.kelly349@gmail.com)
7:00 pm
CANCELLED: Due to inclement weather, tonight’s star party has been cancelled. Exact times and locations are still TBD 3AP Contact: Bill Moutz (sailboat25@verizon.net)
Sep 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7:00 pm
3AP Contact: Terry Trees (treest@comcast.net) This star gazing party is scheduled to start at dusk, WEATHER PERMITTING. Kunkle Park is located behind the Washington Township Municipal Building. For GPS users, that’s 285 Pine Run Church[...]
Oct 5 @ 7:00 pm – 11:45 pm
7:00 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/
12:00 am
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[...]
Oct 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
6:30 pm
Presentation at 6:30pm, sky viewing to follow 3AP Contact: Tim Kelly (t.m.kelly349@gmail.com)