Geminid Meteor Shower – Best Meteor Shower of the Year

GEMINID METEOR SHOWER – Dec 13th -14th 2014

Geminid Meteor Shower  peaks 4AM, Sunday  12/14/2014 making the dates just before and just afterwards good meteor opportunities.  Hours, 9 PM  through 11Pm -1Am,  after radient rises and before Moonrise are prime viewing Fri., Sat., and Sun. ; Moonrise respectively at 11 PM, 12, AM Sun, 1AM Mon., times close approximations. Read more

AAAP Congratulates Matthew Dieterich for Astronomy Magazine Picture of the Day December 5, 2014, Mosaic Image of Rho Ophiuchi Region

Rho Ophiuchi Region, Matt Dterich, Astronomy Magazine Picture of the Day, December 6, 2014

Rho Ophiuchi Region – Matt Dieterich – Astronomy Magazine Picture of the Day – December 6, 2014

 

Buying a First Telescope?

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2014 AAAP Holiday Party/December Meeting – Information in the Website Protected Members Section – Login Required

Note that this meeting is limited to AAAP members and invited guests. Happy Holidays!