Monthly Archives: May 2012

Venus Transit Party

What: Venus Transit Party, talk and viewing Where: Bldg 200 lobby When: Tuesday, June 5, 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm The weather will be OK for viewing (50-60% cloud cover) (June 5, 2 pm EDT; this is the final weather … Read the rest of this entry

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Looking Up June 2012

Summer solstice, the longest daylight of the year, occurs on June 21. This is also the shortest night of the year, a sadness for us northerly star gazers. Still, the weather is warm, the lightning bugs twinkle in the trees … Read the rest of this entry

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Solar Star Party May 15, bldg 200

What: Solar Observing Where: Building 200 Cafeteria Patio When: Tuesday, May 15, 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 spicules, … Read the rest of this entry

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