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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

Fri. 7/28 All day First photograph of a total soalr eclipse, 1851.
Sat. 7/29 All day Nasa founded in 1958
Sun. 7/30 All day First quarter
All day Nasa founded 1958.

Nasa founded 1958.

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

 

Tue. 8/1 All day Maria Mitchell born 1818

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

 

Sun. 8/6 All day Curiosity rover lands on Mars, 2012
Mon. 8/7 All day Full moon
Thu. 8/10 All day Magellan (spacecraft) radar mapper arrives at Venus, 1990.

Magellan radar mapper arrives at Venus, 1990.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magellan_(spacecraft)

Fri. 8/11 All day Asaph Hall discovers Phobos, moon of Mars, 1877

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asaph_Hall,_Jr.

 

Tue. 8/15 All day Last quarter
Thu. 8/17 All day Asaph Hall discovers Deimos, a moon of Mars, 1877.

Asaph Hall discovers Deimos, a moon of Mars, 1877.

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

 

Sat. 8/19 All day John Flamsteed born, 1646.

John Flamsteed born, 1646.

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

 

Mon. 8/21 All day New moon
Fri. 8/25 All day Voyager 2 flies past Saturn, 1981.

Voyager 2 flies past Saturn, 1981.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voyager_2

 

All day Spitzer Space Telescope launched, 2003.

Spitzer Space Telescope launched, 2003.

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

 

 

Mon. 8/28 All day William Hershel discovers Enceladus, moon of Saturn, 1789.

William Hershel discovers Enceladus, moon of Saturn, 1789.

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

 

 

Tue. 8/29 All day First quarter
Fri. 9/1 All day Karl Harding discovers Juno in 1804
All day Pioneer 11, first Saturn fly-up, 1979

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pioneer_11

 

Sun. 9/3 All day Viking 2 lands on Mars, 1976.

Viking 2 lands on Mars, 1976.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Viking_2

 

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