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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: 2016
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July 29: Dr. Damian Allis will tell us about exoplanets and their possible inhabitants! More… July 26

August 12: Come to the APO and watch the Perseid Meteor Shower! More… July 26

August 19: Gravity waves have been discovered! Join Dr. Aileen O'Donoghue to find out what they can tell us about the Universe More… June 27

The Observatory is now open for free public stargazing every clear Friday evening through the summer! More… June 27

Sept. 23-25: The APO will be hosting a Dark Sky Astrophotography Exchange. Register today! More… June 27

FBConnect with us on our Facebook page for news and observing conditions! June 27

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July 22: Join astronomer Jeffrey Miller for all the details about the Juno mission to Jupiter! More… June 27

June 19: Celebrate the Sun on International SUN-Day! More… June 6

APO member Ernie Rossi sent along a beautiful photo of Saturn! More… May 17

June 3: Join Dr. Valerie Rapson as she takes us for a ride on SOFIA, NASA's airborne observatory! More… May 4

APO trustees Carol Levy and Seth McGowan attended NEAF. More… April 16

Feb. 24: The APO invites Earthlings in grades K-2 to come make an alien! More… February 17

The ADE published an article about the observatory: APO connects humans to space. More… January 21

The APO wishes everyone a happy New Year filled with clear skies! January 1

Visit our gift shop at our office on High Street! More… January 1

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


News – 2015:

Dec. 4: Join us for a free lecture about "Astronomy in the Era of Big Data" More… November 11

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


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Free and Open to the Public!

The Observatory, located at 178 Big Wolf Road, is open for public stargazing every clear Friday evening beginning June 3rd through September or early October. Stargazing begins about ½ hour after sunset. There is no charge! 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:
"Maybe They've Discovered Us, Too: Exoplanets and Their Possible Inhabitants"

We're looking for signs of life on other planets. Are those aliens also looking for us?

Friday, July 29th at 7:00 pm
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Exoplanets Lecture

Observing Event:
The Perseid Meteor Shower

Watch one of the best meteor showers of the year!

Friday, August 12th at 9:00 pm
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Perseid Meteor Shower

Free Lecture:
"Ripples in Spacetime: The Physics of Gravity Waves"

Einstein was right! What can these ripples tell us about the Universe?

Friday, August 19th at 7:00 pm
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Gravity Waves Lecture

Dark Sky Astrophotography Exchange

An opportunity to meet, trade secrets and perform astrophotography under the darkest skies in the Eastern USA

Register online!

September 23rd – 25th
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Dark Sky Astrophoto Exchange

Visit Our Gift Shop!

Stop by our office and browse through our collection of astronomy books, observing tools, hoodies, t-shirts and hats!
36 High St. Tupper Lake (map)
M — F, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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26 July, 2016