Category Archives: November 2010

October 2010 Meeting Minutes

by Larry Kane, Secretary The meeting was called to order by Director Ludy D’Angelo. The Director presented observatory keys to our new key-holders, David Zahler and Victor Davis, in recognition of their completing observatory training. Rex Parker gave a report … Continue reading

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Gas Giant Dreams

by Rex Parker Several nights before and after the recent opposition of Jupiter were great for telescope observing and imaging the gas giant.  I was able to get some decent images from my backyard astro-imaging setup just before Labor Day … Continue reading

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Orion Launch Abort System Stops in Philadelphia

by Ken Kremer A full scale mock-up of the Orion Launch Abort System (LAS) is hitting the road for a cross country trek of several museums and science centers.  The public can see the LAS spacecraft hardware up close and … Continue reading

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SnippeTs

Planets NASA’s Kepler spacecraft has discovered the first confirmed planetary system with more than one planet crossing in front of, or transiting, the same star.  The transit signatures of two distinct planets were seen in the data for the sun-like … Continue reading

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StarQuest 2010



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