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The Adirondack Public Observatory
P.O. Box 1332
Tupper Lake, NY 12986
(518) 359-3538 info@apobservatory.org
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Current News: 2015
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Dec. 4: Join us for a free lecture about "Astronomy in the Era of Big Data" More… November 11

Public observing is now on the 1st and 3rd Friday of each month! November 9

FBConnect with us on our Facebook page for news and observing conditions! November 9

Nov. 6: Movie night: "The End of the Universe", an episode of How the Universe Works! More… October 3

Oct. 2: Movie night: "Saturn", an episode of How the Universe Works! More… September 25

Sept. 27: Observe the Super Moon Lunar Eclipse! More… September 25

Sept. 18-20: Sign up for our second annual astrophotography workshop! More… August 9

We have more great events coming up this summer! More… August 9

August 7: Join us for a free lecture by WPTZ meteorologist Gib Brown! More… August 1

July 24: Join us for a free showing of the movie Contact! More… July 14

July 24: Come to our free lecture about radio astronomy at the Arecibo Observatory! More… July 14

Our Robotics Class has been postponed, and will be rescheduled More… July 20

July 13: Come to our free lecture about Pluto! More… July 10

June 24: Come to our free lecture about the Dawn, Rosetta & Philae spacecraft! More… June 22

Due to the forecast of thunderstorms on June 21, our SUN-Day events have been canceled. More… June 19

We've moved our office! Visit us now at our new location at 36 High St. More… June 7

The first photo from NEAF has arrived! More… April 21

The APO will have a booth at NEAF again this year. Stop by and say hello! More… April 8

The APO has received a Holiday Match grant from Stewart's Shops! More… March 13

APO advisor Lee Gaillard has written three astronomy articles that will appear in Reflector magazine. More… February 19

A group of Scout Masters visited the APO for leadership training. More… January 28

Happy New Year! Michelle Clement created a blog post about the APO. More… January 2

News – 2014:

An article about the APO appears in the Jan/Feb 2015 issue of Adirondack Life magazine! More… December 13

December 12: Movie Night with the APO presents "Rogue Planets" More… December 10

The APO sadly notes the passing of board member Anne Wojtkowski More… December 1

November 14: Movie Night with the APO presents "Asteroids" More… November 3

Space historian Andrew Chaikin gave a lecture at the Wild Center More… October 23

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Free and Open to the Public!

The Observatory, located at 178 Big Wolf Road, is open for public viewing on the 1st and 3rd Friday of each month until Memorial Day. Private viewing sessions can be arranged for $100 for up to 20 people. Please call the office at (518) 359-3538 or email us to make arrangements. See our Events page for weather conditions and Facebook for observing and cancellation notices.

Free Lecture:
"Astronomy in the Era of Big Data"

The study of galaxies with professional telescopes

Friday, December 4th at 7:00 pm
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Astronomy in the Era of Big Data

APO: The Movie
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© J.R. Miller, esq. The Adirondack Public Observatory, Inc.
Tupper Lake, NY 12986
11 November, 2015