The Public is Invited to the AAAP November Meeting. Read more
The Kevin J. Brunelle Astrophotography Photo Contest Deadline Less Than A Month Away (Article from October Guide Star)
If (as your Editor hopes) you have been reading the Guide Star front-to-back, you must have noticed the many fine celestial images submitted by our members. Some of these, and others you have not seen, may be shown at the club’s November 14 meeting at Allegheny Observatory, where we will be holding the annual Kevin J. Brunelle Astrophotography contest. Read more
The AAAP shared the eclipse at Wagman Observatory and at various locations around the Greater Ptttsburgh Region and beyond. From Wagman Observatory for the eclipse member Matt Jones made this 10 frames per second time lapse video you may enjoy.
Celebrate the sky with the AAAP at the Mingo Observatory’s last regular star party of 2014, 6:30 PM, Saturday, October 25, 2014. Read more
As skies darken, bright planets Mars and Saturn appear. After the Sun sets see the dark sky yield views of “hard to spot” objects, followed by the stunning sight of Moonrise. AAAP opens both Wagman and Mingo Observatories to the public Saturday October 11, 2014 for Moonrise Star Parties. Observe the autumn skies and watch the Gibbous Moon rise at 9:14 PM, EDT. Marvel at the wonders of the universe using the telescopes inside AAAP observatories and the member telescopes stationed outside. Read more