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Current News: 2014

February 23: We've updated our Events page with lots of exciting activities through the summer! More…

January 29: More new photos of supernova SN2014J! More…

January 24: We have a photograph of the newly discovered supernova in M82! More…

January 20: An article detailing the history and progress of the APO appears today in the Adirondack Explorer! More…

January 2: Welcome the New Year with a beautiful photo of the Sun! More…


News – 2013:

December 22: The APO received a generous donation - a Starlab planetarium! More…

December 4: Oh no! Comet ISON did not survive its close encounter with the Sun. See our Eye on ISON page for the latest. More…

November 20: Did you write a haiku during this summer's family game night? Your poem is on its way to Mars! More…

November 15: Comet ISON is slowly brightening in the morning sky, ready for its Thanksgiving Day rendezvous with the Sun. See our Eye on ISON page for the latest info and a new photo! More…

November 10: Clouds didn't diminish the fun for students in the final event of the After School Program - the Star Party. More…

October 26: Want to know about Comet ISON? Stay up to date with our Eye on ISON page! More…

October 24: Week 4 of the After School Program - Space Rocks & Navigating the Stars! And we now have class photos and videos on Flickr. More…

October 20: Week 3 of the After School Program - the Sun and Stars! More…

October 14: The Education Committee has been very busy this year! You can browse through our list of presentations, lectures, and programs. More…

October 13: Week 2 of the After School Program - the Solar System! More…

October 3: See a photo of the northern lights taken by APO Advisory Board member Tim Connolly! More…

October 2: The APO After School Program for Fall 2013 is underway! More…

September 27: TeleVue Optics founder Al Nagler paid a visit to the RORO for some observing last night! More…

The APO continues its public star gazing the first and third Friday of the month through the winter at the Roll Off Roof Observatory, 178 Big Wolf Road! More…

September 13: Come to the Wild Center for a lecture by astronomer Noel Richardson More…

August 30: The APO hosted a visit from Congressman Bill Owens! More…

August 4: Comet hunter David Levy returns for a lecture and book signing at the Wild Center. More…

August 4: Observe the Sun through our telescopes at the Roll Off Roof Observatory! More…

July 24: Our next event for kids: "Make a Flying Saucer"! More…

July 23: A Criterion Dynascope was donated to the APO, and used during a recent public observing session! More…


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April Constellation of the Month: Cancer, The Crab
 
  • M44 – The Beehive Cluster
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  • Open Star Cluster M67
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  • The Lyrids Meteor Shower
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    © J.R. Miller, esq. The Adirondack Public Observatory, Inc.
    Tupper Lake, NY 12986
    31 March, 2014