Winners of the 2014 Kevin J. Brunelle Astrophotography Contest

AAAP President Announces the Winning Entries in the 2014 Brunelle Atrophotography Contest*

If you missed Friday’s meeting, you missed some great photographs in the 2014 Kevin J. Brunelle Astrophotography Contest. Judging from the scores, the 45 members who voted had a difficult time choosing their favorites! Read more

AAAP Congratulates Bill Snyder, Winning 8th APOD November 6, 2014 Cave Nebula

APOD November 6, 2014 by AAAP Member Bill Snyder

Cave Nebula – APOD of  November 6, 2014  by AAAP Member Bill Snyder

The Cave Nebula Sh2-155 or Caldwell 9,  is in the constellation Cepheus. It is approximately 2400 light years away, and 35 light years across. Read more

AAAP Invites the Public November 29, 2014 Bundle Up Starfest Mingo Observatory

Enjoy rare opportunity to view Late Autumn sky with the Amateur Astronomers Association of Pittsburgh at the Mingo Observatory Bundle Up Starfest, Saturday, November 29,2014. Read more

CANCELLED November 1, 2014 Wagman Star Party

Cancelled due to weather.

See large clusters of stars, beautiful colored double stars, visit the craters of the moon and view the planets Uranus and Neptune. It’s all part of the show during Mid-Autumn November Star Party sponsored by the Amateur Astronomers Association of Pittsburgh. It’s the last scheduled public event for 2014 at Wagman Observatory. Read more

AAAP Invites Members, Public, November 14, 2014 Meeting at Allegheny Observatory, 7:30 PM

Astrophotography by AAAP Members will be featured at the AAAP November Meeting. Here is an example of an astrophotograph taken by an AAAP member. Horsehead Nebula by Bill Snyder. For more on this photo, please scan over earlier posts.

Astrophotography by AAAP Members will be featured at the AAAP November Meeting. Here is an example of an astrophotograph taken by an AAAP member. Horsehead Nebula by Bill Snyder. For more on this photo, please scan over earlier posts.

The Public is Invited to the AAAP November Meeting. Read more