Wagman Total Lunar Eclipse Party

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.

Wagman Moonrise Star Party – Saturday, September 29th at 7:15pm

Come see the planets Venus, Mars, Saturn and Jupiter. Watch the Moonrise at 10:10 PM. It’s all part of the show during the September Moonrise Star Party sponsored by the Amateur Astronomers Association of Pittsburgh.

Observe the Hercules Cluster, the Ring Nebula and the Andromeda Galaxy. Uranus and Neptune will be available for observing later that evening. This event is scheduled for Saturday, September 29 starting about 7:15 PM EDT.

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