This weekend, July 20th and 21st, there’s a double bonus of FOUR star parties to pick from (two each at Mingo and Wagman Observatories). For all of the details and to check out the public service announcements click on the links below…
Mingo Creek Park Observatory (Washington Co)
Times: 6:30PM Safe Solar Observing; 9:00PM Night Sky Observing
Nicholas E. Wagman Observatory (Allegheny Co)
Times: 8:45PM Night Sky Observing
See a region of space where stars are being born, catch a dazzling views of four bright planets, visit the craters of the moon and marvel at our Milky Way Galaxy’s finest clusters and nebulae. It’s all part of the show during July Star Parties sponsored by the Amateur Astronomers Association of Pittsburgh. .
The Star Parties start Friday, July 20 and Saturday, July 21 at 8:45 PM EDT at the Nicholas E. Wagman Observatory in Deer Lakes Regional Park, Frazer Township, Pa., near the village of Russellton, in northeastern Allegheny County and some 18 miles from Pittsburgh.
This is an opportunity for amateur astronomers, Read more
The Amateur Astronomers Association of Pittsburgh Invites you to a Star Party at Mingo Creek Park Observatory (Located in Mingo Creek Park, Mansion Hill Extension, past Shelter 10) in Washington County, PA
Dates: Friday and Saturday, July 20 & 21, 2018
Time of Safe solar observing: at 6:30 PM
Time of Night sky observing: approximately 9:00 PM
Weather Permitting for Observing – Planetarium Presentations occur rain or shine
Come and learn about the Mingo Creek Park Observatory, the Amateur Astronomers Association of Pittsburgh, and astronomy in general. The evening events consist of the following:
• There will be safe observing of the Sun beginning Read more