General Business Meeting
Guest Speaker and Topic: Ryan Muzzio presents “Young Stellar Objects: The Opening Chapter in the Life of a Star”
AAAP meetings are always free and open to the public. This meeting will take place at the Allegheny Observatory. Parking is also free.
The AAAP starts the New Year with a sure-to-be fascinating lecture on the early life of stars. We tend to think of stars as very old, but all stars start out as infants and toddlers, so to speak. Our guest speaker for the club’s January 11, 2018 meeting is himself a young star Read more
Wagman Observatory will be open to the public for the Total Lunar Eclipse on Sunday night January 20 starting 10 PM until 2 AM. Totality lasts from 11:41 to 12:44 AM. Mid-eclipse is at 12:12 AM. Guests will also have the opportunity to observe other celestial wonders during this event.
The Nicholas E. Wagman Observatory is located in Deer Lakes Regional Park, Frazer Township, Pa., near the village of Russellton in northeastern Allegheny County and some 18 miles from Pittsburgh.
Looking to buy a telescope, accessories, star charts and books? Wagman Observatory is the place to start. We’ll have free handouts, guides and booklets to point visitors in the right direction.
The Lunar Eclipse Party will be held WEATHER PERMITTING. The public should call 724-224-2510 for more information.