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Pocono Mountain Observatory

The Pocono Mountain Observatory is a privately owned facility             
           located in the heart of the Pocono Mountains PA.

Calendar

Thu. 6/1 All day First quarter
Sat. 6/3 All day Ed White

First American to space walk 1965.

All day 200" Hale Telescope dedicated 1948
Thu. 6/8 All day Giovanni Cassini born 1625
Fri. 6/9 All day Full moon
Tue. 6/13 All day Pioneer 10 leaves solar system 1983

Pioneer 10 leaves solar system 1983

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pioneer_10

 

Wed. 6/14 All day Flag Day
Fri. 6/16 All day Valentine Tereshkova first women in space, 1963.

Valentine Tereshkova first women in space, 1963.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valentina_Tereshkova

 

Sat. 6/17 All day Last quarter
Sun. 6/18 All day Sally Ride, first American women in space 1983.

Sally Ride, first American women in space 1983.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sally_Ride

 

Wed. 6/21 All day Summer solstice
Thu. 6/22 All day James Christy, discovers Charon 1978.

James Christy, discovers Charon the moon of Pluto 1978.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charon_(moon)

 

All day Royal Greenwich Observatory founded 1675

Royal Greenwich Observatory founded 1675.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Observatory,_Greenwich

 

Sat. 6/24 All day New moon
Mon. 6/26 All day Charles Messier born 1730

Charles Messier born 1730.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Messier

 

 

Thu. 6/29 All day George Elery Hale born 1868

George Elery Hale born 1868.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Ellery_Hale

 

 

Fri. 6/30 All day Cassini arrives at Saturn, 2004

Cassini arrives at Saturn, 2004

 

 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cassini%E2%80%93Huygens

 

All day Tunguska impact, 1908.

Tunguska impact, 1908.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tunguska_event

 

 

8:00 PM Cassini arrives at Saturn, 2004

Cassini arrives at Saturn, 2004

http://www.google.com/search?sourceid=ie7&q=Cassini&rls=com.microsoft:en-us:IE-SearchBox&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&rlz=1I7ACAW_enUS405US405

 

Sat. 7/1 All day First quarter
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