Monthly Archives: April 2012

Looking Up May 2012

As we spin towards summer, the length of the day continues to increase, but more slowly. Early in May the sun rises about 6 am and sets about 8:10 pm; near the end of May it rises about 5:45 am … Read the rest of this entry

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Spring Star Party, April 27, 2012

We are a GO for tonight! But it’s going to get cold, so be sure to dress for 30-degree temperatures! The APL Astronomy Club’s Spring Friends & Family Star Party will be held Friday, April 27th, starting at 8:00 pm … Read the rest of this entry

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May Meeting

What: APL Astronomy Club monthly meeting Where: Gibson Library room L-2 When: Wednesday, May 16, noon to 1:00 pm This month’s topics: Preparation for the Venus Transit Party on June 5th, elections in June (!), and member observing reports. (Steve … Read the rest of this entry

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April Meeting

What: APL Astronomy Club monthly meeting Where: Gibson Library room L-2 When: Wednesday, April 18, noon to 1:00 pm This month’s topics: April Star Party, prep. for Venus Transit Party, members’ observing reports. Open to anyone with an interest in … Read the rest of this entry

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MOVED Solar Star Party, Bldg 1 Main Cafeteria patio

What: Solar Observing Where: Building 1 Main Cafeteria Patio When: Tuesday, April 17, noon to 1:00 pm Come view the Sun, our very own star, with the APL Astronomy Club. Count sunspots, see faculae and plages and maybe granulation and … Read the rest of this entry

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